Monday, November 08, 2004

Peter and Paul

Peter Singer turns on Paul Krugman regarding the advice for Dems to visibly "value faith." (Actually, Nick Kristof was far more explicit about this -- Krugman was typically banal and anodyne). The delicious ironies multiply past all count. The in-fighting has officially commenced.

Of course, we've already established that Singer (admirably) refuses to act on his "rational beliefs" when it comes to his mother. He should consider that before he offers advice. He was very defensive about his payment for his mother's very expensive medical treatment, and I agree that that is a private matter for him. But he should consider that if even he can't act consistently in accord with his supposedly rational world view, expecting voters to do so is a losing proposition.

The gnashing of teeth -- music to my ears.
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