"It seems like a relatively uncontroversial proposition that civilized human beings ought not commit battery on one another for reasons of politics. Yet that seemingly basic notion – one that we teach small children before they hit kindergarten age – has now been immediately discarded by a significant number of supposed conservatives, people who proclaim their values from the rooftops but then abandon them when it comes time to speak up against their heretofore political allies. How else to explain the bizarre reaction of some on the right to the story that Montana Congressional candidate Greg Gianforte had gone full Big Show on Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs, allegedly giving him a chokeslam?"
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