Some pundits are accusing Beck, Palin and Limbaugh of sedition.

Are we that far from critical thinking skills (i.e. using some brain cells)?

The most applicable definition of sedition I could find (The American Heritage Dictionary):

Conduct or language inciting rebellion against the authority of a state.


Encouraging folks to use the election process defined in the U.S. Constitution to vote out elected representatives is not sedition.

Sedition would be to encourage the transfer of government power using methods not defined in the Constitution, which I have heard none of.

And, since everyone is asking “where were the Tea Parties when Bush was grabbing power?”  I have to ask, where were these guys when folks were calling Bush “a regime, tyranny, dictator” and the like?

This is remarkably stupid.

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