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The MSM Flunks English 101 Again

I'm sure we all heard the Main Stream Media (MSM) spouting off about some red neck at a McCain/Palin rally in Florida shouting "kill him" and they report this as if the statement was hate speech toward Obama. The truth here is that this idiot was shouting kill him referring to Bill Ayers.

As is almost always the case with the 2nd amendment, the MSM has trouble with basic English again.

Mary Katharine Ham writes

No One Ever Said 'Kill Him' About Obama

A look back at the original language used by Palin at the rally in question makes it nearly impossible for the exclamation to be misunderstood as an attack on Obama unless you happen to be a MSM member just dying to think the worst of the Right.

Here's the original account from the Washington Post of the Florida rally by Dana Milbank:
"And, according to the New York Times, he was a domestic terrorist and part of a group that, quote, 'launched a campaign of bombings that would target the Pentagon and our U.S. Capitol,'" she continued.

"Boooo!" the crowd repeated.

"Kill him!" proposed one man in the audience.

The subject of Palin's sentence is never in doubt. It's William Ayers, not Barack Obama. Predictably, the story of the man who allegedly yelled "kill him" about Barack Obama has found its way into an AP story, and then found its way into a thousand iterations of the story of the McCain-Palin rage McCain and Palin are allegedly inciting.

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Update: Turns out the Secret Service reports that No One said Kill Him!