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  •  Agreed. It's either false equivalence or bad... (1+ / 0-)
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    grammar.  I was hoping for bad grammar, but it might very well be the false equivalence. It would not surprise me one bit.

    “Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to ...the TEA Party."

    by StevenJoseph on Fri Mar 08, 2013 at 04:19:07 PM PST

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    •  It's both (2+ / 0-)
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      Why bother mentioning Behar in the same sentence, without making the distinction between them? The distinction is central to the story. Unless you leave it out and reduce the story to equivalence with Behar - false equivalence, since they're not equivalent, in the political dimension that defines what is reported here.

      The bad grammar is just the klutzy way the reporter makes the false equivalence.

      "When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro." - HST

      by DocGonzo on Fri Mar 08, 2013 at 05:03:24 PM PST

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