Thursday, August 27, 2009

maturity in politics is key

On an internet chat page on health care, I couldn't help but notice that the conservatives were continuously referring to their Democratic foes as "the Dums." Not to be outdone, the liberals kept labeling the GOP "the Repubes."

Now, I know internet chat forums tend to attract the shallow end of the human gene pool, but nonetheless, this strikes me as a serious 2x4 to the head of an open and reasonable political discourse. Dums and Repubes? Really?

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