Progressives, the vultures of tragedy, aren’t above exploiting it for a political purpose. (See the funeral of Paul Wellstone, Hurricane Katrina, 9/11, the Tucson shooting.) Cartoonist Pat Oliphant is no exception: his latest attention-seeking panel compares Republicans to child rapists.
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It’s slightly creepy, but not surprising, that Oliphant would exploit sexual abuse for a political smear, even more shameful that some newspapers ran it.