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mystieus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 06:02 PM
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Political Opposition is Not Insanity
 
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Princeton professor Melissa Harris-Lacewell talks about the harm done by calling one's political opponents crazy.
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bertman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 06:23 PM
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1. Excellent distinction, Professor. Rec. nt
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howard112211 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-26-10 02:44 PM
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2. how do you engage in a discussion with someone...
Edited on Tue Jan-26-10 02:50 PM by howard112211
...who thinks Obama faked his birth certificate so that he could push his islamo-communist Hitlerean agenda?

edit: I think whether one labels the Teabaggers as "insane" is mostly semantics. There is certainly a disconnect from reality present with
some of them, that is not penetrable by rational argument. I think the stuff they are pissed about, on the other hand, is fairly easy to understand: They are pissed because "their tribe" is not in charge and because their paychecks are small.
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