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False Equivalencies

Both Sides Are Not Equally Responsible for our Toxic Discourse

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Weiler

And if we're going to have the civility conversation, it would be nice if commentators avoided resorting to the mindless meme that "both sides" are equally responsible for the ugly, over-heated rhetoric that is now so commonplace.

On False Equivalencies

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Weiler

The left side of the political divide relishes attacking progressives in a way that ensures that the boundaries of political discourse will be policed consistent with an information environment slanted in favor of the right-wing.