Thursday, March 05, 2009

Dreher Pulls an Algore

October 28, 1994: In Virginia, Al Gore attacks Oliver North's Senate bid supporters as "the extreme right wing, the extra chromosome right wing." Advocates for those with Down's Syndrome, caused by an extra chromosome, were outraged.

March 4, 2009: At Crunchy Con, Rod Dreher attacks the great unwashed using almost identical imagery when he asks "... since when do conservatives look down on sophistication itself? Since Joe the Plumber became the Whittaker Chambers of the Mongoloid* Right?"

(Hat tip: The Cranky Conservative)

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At 3/05/2009 4:05 PM, Blogger Pauli said...

I used to think that the Ivory Tower was where they made the soap.

I just can't get those lyrics out of my head:

And he wore a hat
And he had a job
And he brought home the bacon
So that no one knew....


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