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A new online game pits players against zombie forms of various conservatives, and Fox News is none too happy about it. The game, Tea Party Zombies Must Die, sends players through a Doom-like gauntlet of Tea Party supporters, Fox News personalities, and Koch Industries businessmen.
FoxNews.com features quotes from several conservatives regarding the game. Former Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee chimed in, saying "I'm personally flattered to be included in this young game-maker's efforts to be funny, and I even support his First Amendment rights to produce things that are in poor taste or unseemly to rational people, but I do not support the hypocrisy of the left who scream at all offenses they can manufacture toward conservatives, but turn their backs on the same standards when applied to someone of their own political ilk." Other enemies in the game include Michele Bachmann, Rick Santorum, Bill O'Reilly, Sean Hannity, Newt Gingrich, and Sarah Palin.
While I may not personally agree with the Tea Party or Fox News' political rhetoric, I have to admit that liberals would be in an uproar if a game allowed conservatives to kill Obama, Nancy Pelosi, Jon Stewart, and the like. How about we just agree that making games representing the murder of people with differing political views is a bad idea overall?