Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Political Dialog

R: Obama is the most extreme leftist to ever be President of the US.

D: You are one ignorant, stupid, racist MoFo*

The above sample dialog is probably not the best way to start a mutually enlightening political dialog - unless you consider fist fights to meet that criterion.

Haidt, I think, might suggest a reply more like:

Why would you say that?
*MoFo - believed to be an abbreviation for Moss covered Fossil.