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False Equivalency

No matter what the issue, talking heads in the media insist that every wrong done by the right has an equal or comparable wrong done by the left. It’s infuriating, insulting, adds to an already pathetically dumbed-down national conversation and most importantly – wrong!

The latest is comparing Limbaugh’s comments about Sandra Fluke to jokes made by left leaning comedians. Besides the fact that Limbaugh’s target was a private citizen and political comedians target public figures, there is this to consider:

Comedians on the left point out hypocrisy and stupidity by using irony. People like Limbaugh and talkers on the right create stupidity and irony by using hypocrisy. There’s a difference.

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