(Update at 4:36 PM: Talking Points Memo: Gifford Is Alive and Doctors Optimistic)
"Shoot with accuracy; aim high and remember it takes blood, sweat and tears to win."
--Sarah Palin defending her violent metaphors used to, in her words, "target" Democrats who supported the Healthcare reform bill
Rep. Gabby Giffords and Six Others Have Died In Tuscon Shooting
Sarah Palin's PAC Puts Gun Sights On Democrats She's Targeting In 2010 (Gabrielle Gifford was one of the 20 democrats they placed on a map with a gun target)
"Sarah Palin Sticks to Her Guns, and Gun Imagery, in Message to Supporters"
Giffords Opponent, Jesse Kelly, Held June Event to “Shoot a Fully Automatic M16″ to “Get on Target” and “Remove Gabrielle Giffords”
Chief Judge John Roll Dead in AZ Shooting, Received Death Threats Over 2009 Immigration Case
"2nd Suspect Sought in Arizona Shooting."
A Cautionary Tale