aefenglommung (aefenglommung) wrote,

Oh, please

I was reading a political post from a major journal of opinion (could have been on religion, though, or any number of other subjects). Its meta-argument could be summed up as:
Of course, I'm obviously on your side and always have been, but it's a pity you're so uncultured and don't know anything, and can't see that the path of true [fill in your cause] is really this stuff you've foolishly been complaining about, and did you notice how brilliant I was?

Well, I'll tell ya (as Margaret Collins would have said),
Baloney made from filet mignon is still baloney.

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