Last night, Sarah Palin got to do her TV dress-up on Fox News. Her comments about Barack Obama somehow made me think of the great line in Mel Brooks’ “The History of the World, Pt. 1“: We’ve flattened their fingers, we’ve branded their buns. Nothing is working, SEND IN THE NUNS! I love Mel Brooks.
I got called a liberal yesterday. Again. And, as you might expect, it was pejorative. These things don’t matter much to me; the names are usually hurled at the losing end of an argument, but there is something important we all need to consider about contemporary political debate. Let’s start with the definition, since this [...]