On this day 71 years ago, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. Over 2,400 Americans were killed. While President Obama has yet to acknowledge today’s significance via Twitter, Sarah Palin sent out a message honoring the men who lost their lives in the attack as well as all veterans and troops currently serving:

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But, sadly, Palin’s heartfelt tribute couldn’t escape the attention of liberal trolls. This conservative Twitterer predicted a barrage of insults:

Ask and you shall receive. Lefties seized on Palin’s quotation mark placement:

And gleefully got downright nasty:


Please. That’s Obama’s forté.


Those who know what civility looks like thanked Palin for her tribute:


Indeed. God bless all who have served and continue to serve.


Obama finally acknowledges Pearl Harbor Day in a tweet. It’s a link to his presidential proclamation.