This video of death threats aimed at Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is making the rounds.

Professor Jacobson asks why people aren't afraid to say this, even though many are professionals. Professor Reynolds agrees, pointing to a climate of impunity.

I can't agree that these people are fearless. "I hope someone shoots him" strikes me as a gutless thing to say. If you really believe that violence is warranted as a means of resisting political changes, you should take responsibility for your feelings and pick up a gun. Why should somebody else go to prison -- or to hell -- for you?

These cowards just hope that somebody else will have the courage of their convictions.

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