This trend is absolutely despicable and has no place in a free society. If Republicans want to avoid becoming as obsolete as The Whigs, I suggest they condemn this behavior immediately and draw a line of demarcation between themselves and the Demoncrats on civil liberties. One cannot give lip service to The Constitution while trampling First Amendment rights. Enough is enough.
From a blog called Pixiq (video on YT posted by ThinkProgress):