Arguing With A Dining Room Table

by
Abby Zimet

During these lunatic times, thanks to Barney Frank for bringing back
candor, ordinarily an early victim of politics, into the debate.
Reverting to the Talmudic tradition of answering a question with a
question at a Dartmouth, Mass. town hall meeting, he responded to a
woman's charge that health care equals Nazis with, "On what planet do
you spend most of your time?" Watch it here.

"It is a tribute to the First Amendment that such vile,
contemptible nonsense is so freely propagated," said a weary Frank,
intent on finding good in insane levels of ignorance.

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