Code Words

fter a post titled "Blame the Jews Cultural Elite," Steve Gilliard discusses, at length, the danger of coded speech and the irresponsibility of mimicking it: "When I... saw that [blogger] Amy Sullivan had quoted a WSJ piece using the phrase 'cultural elite' I went batshit. Now, I think Sullivan is a person of good intentions. I radically disagree with her views, but as I said, I do not think the use of this slur, and that is what it is, was intentional." (Steve Gilliard)


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