Yes, by all means let’s shut down the sort of amoral ignoramus who’d compare a news channel to the fiends who perpetrated 9/11; who’d liken American conservatives to jihadists; who’d call the president of the United States a fascist despite the wise counsel of even the leftists in his party; and who’d nod along as every last member of the tax-day tea party was smeared as a racist “redneck.” I said something yesterday on Twitter about how political violence brings out the most magnificent demagogic jackassery on blogs. Well, behold the most magnificent demagogic jackass of them all. A credit to the medium, wouldn’t you say?

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