Two of my good lady lawyer friends, smart and conservative and courageous, recently made me aware of just how low some liberals will sink when they are drunk on pyrrhic victory.
Linda Kerns, a tenacious defender of the right to vote, posted on her Facebook page a link to a recent Fox News Story involving Martin Bashir, Charles Krauthammer, and hateful hypocrisy. Commenting on Krauthammer’s appearance on Fox after the election, Bashir quipped to his MSNBC audience that ““Now I need to apologize to any young viewers who may have been frightened by that face.”
“That face” is one that poignantly reflects in its features the peerless courage of a man who was paralyzed while in medical school, completed his Harvard degree, became a certified member of the American Board of Psychology and Neurology and, in his free time, picked up a Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 1987.
Bashir, a British journalist of Pakistani descent, is not the first media liberal to criticize the revered conservative pundit. He is simply the latest, and in his petty and pathetic commentary proves just how unhinged, to borrow a phrase from Michelle Malkin, the institutional Left has become. They are so concerned with tolerance, but find nothing at all wrong with ridiculing a man who lives a daily calvary and neither complains nor seeks justification. I wonder what would happen if I were to make fun of Bashir’s skin color, his funny accent or his foreign status.
Actually, I don’t have to wonder.