‘Right Wing Lice’: Bigoted and hateful rhetoric from a New York Times columnist

Posted by on Feb 24, 2012 at 9:04 pm

Remember when the Times lectured us on civility and warned of “eliminationist rhetoric” from the right? It was largely bunk. But here we have a Times columnist likening his political critics to vermin. To be sure, he is not actually going to exterminate them, as others who’ve used such metaphors down through history have been known to do. Blow’s comments, that is, are not dangerous. But they are profoundly disturbed and indecent.

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One Response to “‘Right Wing Lice’: Bigoted and hateful rhetoric from a New York Times columnist”

  1. spepper on 25/25/12 at 6:18 am

    This is the product of hack journalism– the equivalent of telling a playground bully that he is in fact, a bully, and this so-called “journalist” reacts with completely baseless, ugly mischaracterizations of those he politically disagrees with. So there, New York Times, your organization is made up of HACK JOURNALISTS. Stick that in your pipe and smoke it.