The Corner

Liberal ‘Civility’ Strikes Again

The View’s Joy Behar targeted Sharron Angle this morning, saying, “She’s [Angle] going to hell, this bitch!”

Behar made the remarks after watching Angle’s new commercial, which slams Reid’s positions on illegal immigration, pointing out that he has condemned Arizona’s new law and has supported social security benefits for illegals, and arguing that illegal immigration increases gangs and violence.

“It’s like a Hitler youth commercial,” said Behar, dismissing Nevadans by saying that Reid “is in trouble in Nevada because people are knee-jerking, ‘Get the incumbent out, hallelujah.’”

“I’d like to see her do this ad in the South Bronx,” Behar said later. “Come here, bitch, come to New York and do it.”

Think Behar’s just an honestly outraged citizen, not a partisan hack? Think again: what makes her bias evident is the fact that she doesn’t comment on the ads Reid has run against Angle — ads that depict Angle as a creep who supports wife beaters and sex offenders. “Sharron Angle voted to protect sex offenders,” is the message of one Reid commercial. The message of another Reid spot? “Sharron Angle sided with the [domestic violence] abuser, not the abused.”

Is Reid going to get slammed for twisting Angle’s record to smear her in commercials? And when did feminism start promoting calling other women “bitches” if they don’t agree with you on politics?

Katrina Trinko — Katrina Trinko is a political reporter for National Review. Trinko is also a member of USA TODAY’S Board of Contributors, and her work has been published in various media outlets ...

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