Secret Service Blames Palin for Spike in Obama Death Threats

The Secret Service is now blaming this on a surge during the campaign in death threats against Obama.

Palinattackdog"The attacks provoked a near lynch mob atmosphere at her rallies, with supporters yelling 'terrorist' and 'kill him' until the McCain campaign ordered her to tone down the rhetoric. But it has now emerged that her demagogic tone may have unintentionally encouraged white supremacists to go even further. The Secret Service warned the Obama family in mid October that they had seen a dramatic increase in the number of threats against the Democratic candidate, coinciding with Mrs Palin's attacks."

Palin seems to be taking the heat for this, but McCain was equally at fault.

A look back at the attacks which America soundly rejected, AFTER THE JUMP...