Here on Mustard Street we believe, among other things, that the government spends too much money. We believe as well that the American people already pay quite enough in taxes and shouldn't have to pay even more.
Apparently there's a word for people who think like us: terrorists.
It must be true, because I read it in the New York Times.
Oh, and Governor Cuomo must be a terrorist, too. He balanced the state budget with spending cuts only, and refused to raise taxes.
There are even more names for us. Hostage-takers. Jihadists. Carjackers with a gun. All that, and more:
... a compound of all that is unclean, uncanny, unwelcome, abnormal and detestable. It was the ghoulish shade of decay, antiquity and desolation; the putrid, dripping eidolon of unwholesome revelation; the awful baring of that which the merciful earth should always hide.The Democrat and Chronicle editorializes today about January's "dialogue" -- actually, more of a monologue -- about "harsh partisan rhetoric." The D&C should tell it to their side.
Meanwhile The Washington Post expiates its columnist Ruth Marcus's "carjacker" slur by writing today about how liberals are in denial over their own incivility.
The Left in this country does not react gracefully when the people push back.