Re: The right wing dodged a bullet
While perusing this thread on my blackberry, auto-zoomed into the content column, I sighed wearily. Rather than discussing actual politics, commenters had, predictably, devolved into a lurid spiral of tooth-gnashing (can you gnash one tooth?) hyperbole.
Finally, I reached the thread's nadir, and at it a post that would have been more at home on a CNN comment page than here. With every sentence, my mouth gaped in ever-more gaping gapiness; before long, I could read no more. Not because I couldn't stomach the invective - I had my political stomach removed some time ago after a particularly nasty incident with a Ralph Nader supporter - but because I had, just -had- to know the answer to a single question: Who might have the hate within him to write such furious invective, the gall to consider it rational, and the chutzpa to, upon producing a venemous screed, use its own repugnance to justify classifying anyone disagreeing as a baby-chomping pantywaist?
Who? Who has the writing skill of Madison Avenue and the soul of a schoolyard bully?
I swiped my thumb from left to right across my blackberry torch's screen, and after what seemed an interminable wait (not due to anticipation; it really does take that long), I saw the name before me: