September 22, 2010 § Leave a comment

The rhetoric of curent politics includes

If you are closer to the center than I am you are an extremist.

This makes any discussion almost impossible. 

It is amplified by calling the other “stupid, ignorant, partisan..” 


Like calling Krugman stupid, or Gingrich an idiot, since they are not at all true, makes truth a more vague concept.WEhen anything goes in argument, anything goes elsewhere as well.


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