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Slavery, Sharia Law, Hitler: Let’s Drop the Hyperbole

Folks, I can’t emphasize this enough. If you’re going to make analogies from one thing to another thing, make them good analogies. Avoid hyperbole (or litotes for that matter). Try not to equivocate one part of a spectrum of concepts … Continue reading

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V.S. Naipaul: Apparently Not a Feminist

All writers should have something of an ego. How else could one put their words out there to be judged, critiqued, mocked or outright despised? But then you have V.S. Naipaul’s remarks to the Guardian: In an interview at the … Continue reading

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Note to Ed Schultz: Polemics have their limits

Saw this reported on Reuters this evening: Left-leaning Ed Schultz has been suspended from MSNBC for referring to fellow host Laura Ingraham as a “right-wing slut” and “talk slut” on his syndicated show Tuesday. It goes to show that sexually … Continue reading

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