There’s always something to be learned from watching seemingly intelligent people defending the indefensible.
Ann Althouse teaches law at the University of Wisconsin, which implies that her IQ must be above room temperature. (Her moral standing, given her at-best-ambivalence about tortureÂ (oh, I’m sorry, that’s merely “harsh interrogation techniques”) Â is another matter.) Â But her hatred of liberals and liberalism is so vehement that she supports Gov. Scott Walker, despite (because of?) his attacks on the University where she teaches. Still, you’d think that Donald Trump would be a bridge too far for anyone not actually a mouth-breather.
But pundits gotta pund, and apparently Althouse regards the common-sense approach adopted by many others on the Right – denouncing Trump as No True Conservative – too obvious, or insufficiently likely to raise the blood pressure of the people she despises.Â Continue reading “Defending the indefensible: Althouse on Trump’s blood libel”