The Republicans love to rant and rave—that's what they're best at. (Governing, well, not so much.)
It's no surprise then that the GOP plays politics with fear. Elect a Democrat and we'll be attacked, they claim. Obama is soft on terror, they shout. The sky is falling, they insist.
It's baloney, of course, but it is the Republican's signature style, led by the hysterics of Talk Radio and Fox News.
Talking Points Memo has rounded up the latest wave of GOP fear-mongering and posted an informative catalogue of the Top Four Wingnut charges. The details are here.