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  • Reynolds Heats Up to Room Temperature

    Posted by Ginny on October 11th, 2008 (All posts by )

    We usually know what Glenn Reynolds thinks, but the temperature is low at Instapundit.  Today he is prompted to comment at (relative) length: “So we’ve had nearly 8 years of lefty assassination fantasies about George W. Bush, and Bill Ayers’ bombing campaign is explained away as a consequence of him having just felt so strongly  about social justice, but a few people yell things at McCain rallies and suddenly it’s a sign that anger is out of control in American politics?”  Dry, laconic and link-filled, Reynold’s post gives context.  He blames the media; reading the comments at  the NYTimes, I begin to see different narratives built on different perceptions of how McCain’s crowd acts and the appropriate response to Palin & her children.  I wonder what is true and what is projection – and how we will ever know.  One thing the media’s biases have done is make us doubt its reporting.  I’m not sure what was actually chanted at that McCain rally – chants reported in a way that angered John Lewis, set off some of  the commentors and led to McCain’s apology.  Surely, however, defenses of booing don’t come from an understanding of civility. (Gateway Pundit)