The danger of silencing words
September 12, 2022
I've been called a lot of things in my life, some of them endearing, most of them not.
When Barack Obama referred to conservatives like me as people who cling to our guns and religion, I was offended. Later, when Hillary Clinton called conservatives who weren't going to vote for her a "basket of deplorables," it looked as if another Democrat was employing crude, awkward rhetoric to gin up her b...