A reader writes:

You wrote, "Is it not perfectly possible that the very name given to this poor child, being reared by Bristol, is another form of mockery of his condition, along with the "retarded baby" tag?"

Ok, that's enough.  I loathe Palin as much as you do, from her know-nothingness to her hypocrisy on end-of-life-care counseling to her obvious lying to - well, everything else that is loathsome about her.  But to even suggest that she named her own developmentally-disabled baby in such a way as to mock him is completely offsides.  She may be malicious with regard to Democrats, millions of people who could be helped by the health care bill she sought to destroy, or with her own personal enemies, but I don't think it is fair or even appropriate to say that she is that malicious with regard to her own child--or even to bring up the possibility of it without more than Levi's word as corroboration.  Keep the punches above the belt.

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