‘Yes, children, because that unfortunate man has much to teach us’
@ron_fournier I defended Martin Bashir—again—just a few minutes ago. Not that he deserved it. But the health of our discourse needs it.
— Charles Flemming (@ChasFlemming) July 4, 2014
Actually, the health of our discourse demands it.
I’ve pondered over and over again the weird phenomenon of me defending Martin Bashir against right-wing distortion when even his compatriots on the Left didn’t come to his defense.
The subject came up again today, seven months later, and I still felt I had to defend him.
Of course, the right-winger I was defending him to was having none of it and I gave up.
Here’s hoping you’ll listen.
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