Ann Coulter’s willfully stupid tweet
I first start to turn away from Ann Coulter in 2003, when I compared passages from her book Treason and Mona Charen’s Useful Idiots. Both books looked at what their authors considered liberal foreign policy mistakes during the Cold War, but whereas Charen came across as thoughtful and moderate in tone, and more that once went out of her way to note liberals who did not make what she considered the mistakes made by others on the left, Coulter came across as crass, sarcastic, and uninterested in variations in opinion; To her all liberals were to be harshly mocked. When I realized how much more readable and usable as a source Charen’s book was owing to its willlingness to look below the surface of complex matters, I started become skeptical of Ann Coulter.
In the years since I have come to see her as a crass hatespewer, who says ugly things to make money. But this latest Tweet from Ann Coulter set a new low of ugliness. It’s posted below, followed by my reply:
However annoyed I have ever been with Barack Obama, neither he nor any of his family would ever say such an ugly thing as what Ann Coulter said. Her words proven her to once again be a hate monger, raging against a man who is a better person than she will ever be.