Yes, this has been going on for a while.
This incident dates back to the start of the Iraq War, which was the last time that the left went as violently crazy as after Trump's win.
Envelopes containing white, chalky powder were delivered to four Republican lawmakers Friday, but initial field tests were negative for the presence of anthrax, authorities said.
More tests are planned and an investigation is under way. One source said the FBI has picked up "three batches" of letters.
One congressional aide said he was told by Capitol Police there was nothing to worry about. But further tests, which could take up to three days, are planned to determine if the powder contained any anthrax spores that were killed in the irradiation process that all Capitol mail must go through.
One of the envelopes was sent to House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, and the other three were sent to the offices of freshmen Republican senators: Georgia's Saxby Chambliss, Minnesota's Norm Coleman and Tennessee's Lamar Alexander.
It was not the only such incident. There's been a string of them. It's an easy way to intimidate the target. Much like SWATing, it's become ubiquitous this century. And it doesn't appear to be going anywhere. Unlike SWATing, it hasn't gotten anyone killed yet. But it is a reminder that the #resistance is growing more deranged and dangerous.