Aug 26, 2010

Two men enter, one man leaves

Sarah Palin's novel interpretation of the first amendment to mean "freedom from people disagreeing with my opinions" seems to be catching on. Republican Governor George Pataki and Eugene Robinson just went head-to-head on the Chris Matthews Show over the Islamic Centre. It was a low-down, knock-down fight, the viciousness of which I have not witnessed since Mad Max entered Thunderdome to raucous chants of "Two Men Enter... One Man Leaves!" I hesitate to relate it here. Robinson expressed the opinion that the centre was a good idea. Pataki cried foul — his first amendments rights to freedom from disagreement had been violated! What delicate flowers the Republicans are. I must tread more carefully.