Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Headline panic

Read this story and then consider the headline.

It rather weakens one's case against the sort of hysteria the piece is attacking when one frames the story so falsely in one's headline.


  1. Yeah, well, Bill Muehlenberg. What do you expect? I think he needs an introduction to this concept:

  2. BM is a bit of a specimen.

    Love the definition of 'squick', thanks. But the religious are often impressed by disgust: or even defined by it. The disgust that many Muslims have for dogs as "unclean" animals is a case in point. (Itself a brand-differentiation from Zoroastrianism, which thought dogs particularly noble beasts.)