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Another Reason Ezra Klein is an Idiot

Donald103 Wrote: Feb 25, 2013 9:45 AM
You know your business better than I do, but I perceive that calling someone an idiot is not a good strategy. It seems to me that relating what the person says or does and showing how false or ridiculous it is would be better than name calling. Use of the word idiot gives rise to the idea of condescension-which even if felt is not a very attractive quality in a person. If one is superior-and not every one isf equal-show it rather than suggestion it by derogatory words.

For listeners of my radio show, you’ll know that most Fridays we do a segment called Ezra Klein is an Idiot. We don’t just call out the fallacies of Klein during the segment, however. We include liberals like Al Sharpton and John Boehner too, who both recently bemoaned the effects of sequester on our economy.

Our real problems of course aren’t the dramatic and manufactured small things like sequester or the “fiscal cliff” that are made up by Washington wonks to keep the gravy train rolling. They are much more complex, and more dangerous.     

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