no, charles, but that column sure was...
Charles Krauthammer had a rather puzzling column in this morning's WaPo (really, what prompts a nationally syndicated columnist to churn out pointless drivel like this? Was the deadline pressure that bad, Doctor?). It begins:
To understand the workings of American politics, you have to understand this fundamental law: Conservatives think liberals are stupid. Liberals think conservatives are evil.
Matthew Yglesias and Demosthenes have already rebutted Kratuhammer eloquently (and, in both, cases tersely; that K's column can be so easily mocked in so few words underscores its weakness), but here are a couple of points of my own.