Did Dupnik dismiss Loughner threat?

[UPDATE] Welcome, Instapundit and Hot Air readers.

I have a rule of thumb: if I write a post on a topic, and I get either hate mail or hate posts about it, then I’m onto something. Well, yesterday I wrote a post on Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik’s rather strange tactical decision to imply that the Chinese were behind Jared Loughner’s attempted assassination of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords*, and I got both.  Apparently, the Left was not too happy at my suggestion that Sheriff Dupnik’s re-election chances have taken a fatal hit; which was perhaps a bit surprising, because I’ve had Arizona political mavens tell me that Dupnik’s typically seen as being fairly safe.

Well, about that: perhaps Dupnik’s not all that safe after all.  You see, reportedly Loughner had a history of making public death threats that been ignored by the Pima County Sheriff’s Department.

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#rsrh Malkin’s Left-Rhetoric review (NSFW)…

…and the (NSFW) is all you need, huh?  I’m being serious about that tag, by the way: much of the stuff that progressive activists have drawn, written, sculpted, filmed, and said over the years are the sort of things that really should have earned their drawers, writers, sculptors, filmers, and speakers a routine talk with the US Secret Service.  Because you never know when a Ted Rall or a Jill Greenberg might morph into a Jared Loughner…

(H/T: Hot Air)