...Even if Obama's book was ghost-written — and I've seen no evidence that it was — fingering Ayers as the potential author is nutter-territory stuff.Hardass McCarthy responds with a characteristically restrained two paragraph screed climaxing in this line:
...We're about to elect to the presidency a blank slate of the Left who comes to us with a neon sign that says "SLATE NOT ACTUALLY BLANK IF YOU LOOK HARD ENOUGH."... [sic]Adler has now sought to appease McCarthy, but I fear his closing -- "There are more serious issues at stake, and we can do better than that" -- will not be well received in the hardass quadrant. Stay tuned for updates.
Meanwhile enjoy this bonus McCarthyism, with which hardass opens his two-graph screed. It's a serious contender in the all time most hypocritical sentence category:
Jon, it's very like the other side to engage in the attack ad hominem and leave substance for another day (that never comes) so I'm surprised to find you doing it.Indeed.