Editorial: Dissent is just dissent

According to liberal assertions, to resist the radical stampede under way in the US is to be rude, violent, or racist. And liberals making these assertions want to improve political discourse. Does anyone see contradiction here?The allegation of rudeness comes from President Barack Obama. On Sunday public-affairs television programs Sept. 20, Obama criticized three cable news networks for encouraging misbehavior. "The easiest way to get on television right now is to be really rude," he said on ABC's This Week with George Stephanopoulos. On CNN's State of the Nation, he urged networks to "reward decency and civility in our political discourse." And on CBS's Face the Nat...

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