Was the attempted assassination of U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords this morning by a 22 year-old a result of her backing of President Obama’s health care reform? Gifffords’ support of ObamaCare made her a popular target of conservative talking head Sarah Palin and Tea Party members during the 2010 election. Sarah Palin on her Facebook page, had posted earlier last year a U.S. map with crosshairs of a rifle scope over the districts represented by Giffords and 19 other Democrats.

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