For anyone with the slightest interest in modern politics, the full two-minutes-plus of this clip from The War Room will be an irresistibly rewarding glimpse back at life two decades ago. But the 20-second soliloquy by James Carville that starts around time 1:40 shows the bright thread of false-equivalence thinking that runs from that time to our own.
Thanks to reader RM.
A previous reader said:"I often feel that the true expression is:"Democrats: 1+1 = 4"Republicans: 1+1 = 12"Press: 1+1= 10, probably, though some experts disagree."In this case, the press is correct. They are just using "sophisticated' language to prove their superiority."There are only 10 types of people in the world: those who understand binary, and those who don't."