One of the more infuriating aspects of conservative punditry is that conservatives freely accuse liberals of “waging a culture war” for pointing out sexism, racism, ageism, and the like, and how it unevens the playing ground. Take, for example, this clip from O’Reilly (I know, I’m sorry), exemplifying the sad state of political punditry:
The worst part is that you can apparently put down a woman publicly, without consequence, even a woman as accomplished as Helen Thomas, without really having an argument against her.
But hey, they sent her flowers afterward so it’s all good.
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