Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Calling right-wing lunacy what it is...

One line of attack by the right-wing against Obama is this crazy comparison of him to, of all people, Hitler. It's offensive on so many levels, not only to reason, the President and common decency, but it also trivializes the horror that was Nazism. How does one react when someone spews this sort of lunacy in a public space? While I have a lot of problems with him, particularly in how he has become an apologist of sorts for the Obama Administration's poor record so far on LGBT issues, Barney Frank in this clip shows how it's done. When confronted with idiocy or insanity, you call it for what it is:

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