Friday, April 01, 2005

Celebrate Diversity

Unless, of course, that means having to listen to someone with the audacity to express an opinion contrary to yours. In that case, you are free, nay, obligated to silence the dissenting voice by whatever means necessary, including - but not limited to - the use of condiments and pastries.

KALAMAZOO, Mich. - Commentator and former presidential candidate Pat Buchanan cut short an appearance after an opponent of his conservative views doused him with salad dressing.

"Stop the bigotry!" the demonstrator shouted as he hurled the liquid Thursday night during the program at Western Michigan University. The incident came just two days after another noted conservative, William Kristol, was struck by a pie during an appearance at a college in Indiana.

Behold, the party of tolerance and compassion, working hard to bring America together under one big umbrella of peace and love. John Edwards was right, there are "two Americas". He's just a little confused over the defining parameters thereof, and which one he and his party stand for.

UPDATE: Michelle Malkin has more - of course.