Home / General / The paranoid style and American politicsThe paranoid style and American politics By Paul Campos / On January 8, 2011 / At 1:45 pm / In General 1580 Views Gabrielle Giffords. Update: Sarah Palin and gun fetishism. We can only imagine what would happen if the shooter turned out to be a young Muslim. Since he appears to be a white guy it’ll be probably be considered in bad taste to use the t word. Gabrielle GIffords Post navigation Prev PostNFL Playoff Pix Next PostBreak Up the Hawks!