"Is this really the state of debate on the left, now? ‘Agree with us, or we’ll crush you?’
These people don’t want a discussion. They don’t want to hear ideas. They want you to shut up and do what they say, or they’re going to punish you."
-- Radley Balko, shocked - and I mean really shocked! - at what's been obvious to me for some time now (though I must admit, when I was known as a liberal, I was pretty knocked out to discover it, too) so, I guess, that's what it takes to become The Agitator.