This needs no elaboration, but I'll just bring back the Glen Reynolds quote from the previous post.
There's a climate of hate out there, all right, but it doesn't derive from the innocuous use of political clichés. And former Gov. Palin and the tea party movement are more the targets than the source.
Who can argue with that?
If you need more evidence, amuse yourself by browsing through the merchandise here.
This is a particularly innocuous political cliche.
H/T to Tux