Comparing James Hoffa’s Rhetoric with the Tea Party’s Open Threats

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As the petulant high-pitched whining of the right wing blogosphere reaches fever pitch, Teamsters president James Hoffa is not retreating: Teamsters President: ‘No Regrets’ After Fiery Speech Draws Right-Wing Criticism.

Hoffa riled up Fox News and the right wing Monday with a Labor Day speech in Detroit in which he called Republican members of Congress “sons of bitches” and said union workers are ready to “go to war” with the tea party next year and “take out” Republicans at the ballot box.

Hoffa said he’d say the exact same words all over again.

“I would because I believe it,” he said. “They’ve declared war on us. We didn’t declare war on them, they declared war on us. We’re fighting back. The question is, who started the war?”

Here’s a reminder to all the right wingers who blindly followed the lies of Fox News and started screaming your fool heads off: Hoffa’s remarks absolutely pale in comparison to the deranged racism and threatening rhetoric at Tea Party demonstrations and websites.

Just a few examples out of many:

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