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“The left has precipitated this tense, confrontational approach throughout the country in recent months,” Franks told MSNBC in the Capitol.

Yeah — reporters never used to ask relevant questions of political candidates, such as their position on a particular issue, until the evil left “precipitated” this sort of thing. Gotcha.

Look, Franks — your guy just assaulted a reporter for no good reason. Your pathetic attempt at spin is noted. And would be laughed at but for the fact that someone got hurt.

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