New Adventures In Dissembling About Discrimination

“It’s very odd to witness a part of the political discourse where one side understands that its actual views are so completely socially unacceptable that they can’t be expressed, and must be replaced with nonsense terms.”
-Jonathan Chait is referring to the religious right’s opposition to the appointment of Amanda Simpson, a transgender woman, to the Department of Commerce, but he really could be talking about any number of things.