Or maybe they were simply getting a jump (literally so) on this fellow’s suggestion.
Update: Michelle Malkin posits “A cautionary note about the beating in New Orleans.”
Update: Michelle adds (at the link directly above), “I just heard from Mr. Plotkin that Bautsch and her boyfriend were NOT wearing Palin pins.”
Hoax? If so, it wouldn’t be the one from the right that she’s debunked.