Most of what writers classify as hate mail I would call simply strong disagreements. However, this item, which arrived in my inbox tonight from a writer who was too cowardly to sign his (or her!) name to it, surely counts: “You are the perfect moral argument for abortion. If you were black, you’d be the perfect moral argument for lynching, and if you were Jewish, you’d be the perfect moral argument for Auschwitz.”
The writer doesn’t provide context but this is likely in response to my Guardian piece today judging Sarah Palin the winner of Thursday’s debate. The moderator already had to remove several items from the message boards there. Don’t know what more to say except that this is ugly stuff, folks.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?