Earning the Public Incivility Award this week is New York Times columnist Frank Rich, who wrote yesterday–in an article titled “GOP Stalinists Invade Upstate New York” (so he’s shares the award with the copy editor wrote the headline):
“The right has devolved into a wacky, paranoid cult that is as eager to eat its own as it is to destroy Obama.”
In the column he calls conservatives:
–in full “tea party” drag
I intensely disagree with Rich, but that’s not the point here. His sophomoric use of name calling and snide scarcasm weakens rather than strengthens his arguments. I’ve seen more artful opinion pieces in the local throw-away.