Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Political Dialogue and the Coulterish Turn

Over at TNR Rick Perlstein has a piece on the conservative tendency to smear Democrats through codes about race, gender, and sexuality. Certainly conservatives are not alone in using slimy rhetoric, but right now they seem to have perfected the Coulteresque capacity to cross lines and then feign innocence. And to think, we have a long way to go before November 2008.

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