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May 11, 2006

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"It's much easier to dismiss an different point of view rather than argue with it when you label it and let the rhetorical label carry the polemical weight."

I will assume you all will remember this line the next time some conservative uses liberal as an epithet.

BTW, Sullivan has a point - Schaivo and ID clearly fit the Christianist meme. The lockstep nature of the Christianist/Republican axis is the problem here. This was clearly demonstrated by this blog's reaction to the Evangelical letter on climate change.

Here is the horses mouth, the second one relates specifically to the topic.

http://time.blogs.com/daily_dish/

http://time.blogs.com/daily_dish/2006/05/christianism_de_3.html

Another tidbit:
http://digbysblog.blogspot.com/2006_05_01_digbysblog_archive.html#114744013066710495

And another:

http://www.salon.com/books/feature/2006/05/12/goldberg/index_np.html

yet another:
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/asection/la-na-college13may13,1,1045463.story

and more:
http://time.blogs.com/daily_dish/2006/05/christianism_an.html

http://time.blogs.com/daily_dish/2006/05/christianism_u.html

"I will assume you all will remember this line the next time some conservative uses liberal as an epithet."

Alan, it's liberals who dismiss arguments and always fail to give any for their position. Like you, they only have the fringe to back them up.

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