This is how it's supposed to go - two adults discussing current events. She says he's drinking Kool-Aid, he calls her stupid, nobody freaks out. They don't even bat an eye. And, I'm sure, Bill will have her back on; might even have her host a show or two, one day, because she's sharp and serious.
Now, can you imagine if there was one of those passive-aggresive super-sensitive NewAge liberals involved in this exchange? Or one of these libertarian or conservative elitists? They're above criticism. Oh, they'd be screaming how insulted they are, or, surely, banishing someone! You're so bitter! Verbal abuse!
Of course, they reserve the right to call others stupid when they see fit, but it's when you who call them stupid on occasion, or point out where their logic is skewed, you've crossed the rubicon of civil discourse! You're clearly a bad person, unworthy of having your ideas - good or otherwise - promoted. (And, as we all know, not promoting good ideas is better for everyone, right? Or is it just them?) Face it:
These assholes think their shit don't stink.
Well, their shit does stink - it stinks to high heaven - and I applaud Laura Ingraham and
People can talk, even argue, without getting all bent out of shape by the words being used.
It's called maturity, and too many today, in positions of influence, don't possess it.
Exit question: ever see Glenn Reynolds & Co. debate someone they disagree with?