Thoughtful, sensitive Democrat: It’s okay to hate Republicans

In our era of polarization, one party is guiltier than the other.

I hate Republicans. I can’t stand the thought of having to spend the next two years watching Mitch McConnell, John Boehner, Ted Cruz, Darrell Issa or any of the legions of other blowhards denying climate change, thwarting immigration reform or championing fetal “personhood”…

…According to a recent study 
by Stanford professor Shanto
 Iyengar and Princeton researcher 
Sean Westwood, such polarization has increased dramatically 
in recent years. What’s noteworthy 
is how entrenched this mutual animus is.

It’s fine for me to use the word “hate” when referring to Republicans and for them to use the same word about me, but you would never use the word “hate” when referring to people of color, or women, or gays and lesbians…

  • Clausewitz

    Funny considering that most of the hateful blogging and tweeting we see on line comes almost exclusively from the political left.

    • Frau Katze

      There’s a lot of it out there.

    • Alain

      And the actual violence, something they share with the Islamists. It is always interesting that none of them are willing to immigrate to a country that has everything they like such as Cuba, North Korea and several others.

  • G

    “….Today, marrying a Republican is unimaginable to me…”

    What makes this troglodyte think she is such a prize catch?

    — She says “back in the 70’s she worked for a Republican”.
    Back in the 70’s??
    Holy fuck! Did you go to elementary school with Wilma Flintstone?

    • Clausewitz

      Hey, I resemble that age bracket. Campaigned for Bob Stanfield back in the day.

      • seaoh

        I once worked for Henry Clay

        • Clausewitz

          Not familiar with the name. Please elucidate.

          • seaoh

            Was speaker of the house early 1800’s. John Quincy’s Adams secratary of state. Ran for Prez several times.

          • Clausewitz

            Ah, thanks for giving me my new fact of the day. I like to acquire at least five per day and you’ve given me a head start.

          • seaoh

            Btw not familiar with Stanfield but assume that was quite awhile ago

          • Clausewitz

            Stanfield was the PC leader who ran against Trudeau the Elder back in the late 60’s and early 70’s. Best Prime Minister we never had since Trudeau ran against his platform and then 6 months later “stole” his platform.

          • seaoh

            Cool I learned something today to plus have a good word of the day selection eludicate

  • Xavier

    There seems to be an endless supply of unhinged moonbats.

    • Clausewitz

      I think the only drink they have at the commissary at the network they work at is Kool-Aid.

  • Hard Little Machine

    Don’t piss off the people who are heavily armed and planning on having to protect you.

  • pdxnag

    I hate religion. Leftism has become a religion.

  • Minicapt

    I’d suggest that the writer is giving academics a bad name, but it’s too late. On the other hand, she probably is a Hillary supporter.