The Mainstream Media and Democrats have gone bat-crap crazy over Donald Trump.
This time they’re accusing Mr. Trump of threatening to assassinate Mrs. Bill Clinton.
I mean it's full-blown, head-spinning, Linda Blair-projectile vomiting kind of crazy, folks.
So first - I want you to hear what Donald Trump actually said about the Second Amendment.
“Hillary wants to abolish, essentially abolish the Second Amendment," Trump started. "By the way, and if she gets to pick - if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks. Although, the Second Amendment people, maybe there is. I don't know."
Before Mr. Trump could say, “God bless America -- Thanks for coming,” - the Mainstream Media had interrupted regular programming with the emergency broadcast system.
Breathless anchors -- their faces ashen in sheer horror - held back tears as they delivered the breaking news.
CNN acquired the services of renowned political scientist Rob Reiner, known for his acclaimed role as Meathead in the 1970’s hit, “All in the Family.”
Mr. Reiner dutifully advanced the left-wing narrative that Trump was calling for his supporters to take out Mrs. Bill Clinton.
Senator Chris Murphy, (D-CT), also piled on – tweeting: “Don't treat this as a political misstep. It's an assassination threat, seriously upping the possibility of a national tragedy & crisis.”
Rolling Stone's posted this headline: “Trump's Assassination Dog Whistle Was Even Scarier Than You Think.” New York Magazine’s was just as bad, “Trump's Assassination 'Joke' Was Thinly Veiled Sedition.”
It was full-blown liberal media bias.
Last month, Sen. Elizabeth Warren told MSNBC that she wanted to make Trump “disappear.” Was that a threat? What exactly did the senator mean by wanting to make Trump disappear?
Where was the Mainstream Media outrage to such a nefarious suggestion? Where was the wall-to-wall speculation, smothered in righteous indignation?
There was none – nary a peep.
And the truth is there should not have been – because Warren was not suggesting she wanted someone to assassinate Trump and Trump was not suggesting someone should take out Mrs. Bill Clinton.
Maybe it’s a good time for the cable news networks to pull the plug on the breaking news banners, stop hyperventilating and take a Xanax.
Finally - here's a bit of friendly advice to the Trump Campaign - y'all need to knock off the nonsense. Say what you mean to say -- and stop explaining what you said instead of what you meant to say in the first place.
Sweet mercy, America.
Todd Starnes is host of Fox News & Commentary, heard on hundreds of radio stations. His latest book is “The Deplorables’ Guide to Making America Great Again.” Follow Todd on Twitter @ToddStarnes and find him on Facebook.