Leftists quite frequently trash their opponents by saying they have “blood on their hands.” This is quite common in gun-control debates, and now it’s happening in fights over so-called “gender-affirming care.” Journalists rarely object to the Left employing this rhetorical tactic.
But on Sunday, ABC This Week host Jonathan Karl freaked out that Republican presidential candidate Tim Scott would say Biden has blood on his hands — for the October 7 mass murder of Israelis.
This is always harsh talk. Deadly crimes should be blamed on the criminals. But the media double standard is obvious. Karl pressed Scott to take it back, that it’s not Scott’s style.
ABC’s @JonKarl scolds @SenatorTimScott: “Do you regret saying that” Biden “has blood on his hands?” Scott: “No.” Karl: “To say that Joe Biden is complicit…in the greatest, deadliest attack on the Jewish people since the Holocaust…that’s beyon …