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“Hate”?

Why is it the standard Democratic response to strong criticism is to accuse critics of “hate.” Senator Edwards said of tonights speeches, “There was a lot of hate coming from that podium tonight.” I didn’t hear the speeches tonight, but I read the transcripts, and where is the hate? Disagreement? Yep. Strong criticisms? Absolutely. Stern language? Sure. But “hate”? You’ve got to be kidding.

Jonathan H. Adler — Jonathan H. Adler is the Johan Verhiej Memorial Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Business Law and Regulation at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

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