Ramesh says some things in my defense, and does an excellent job of clarifying the muddiness of my initial point. Just to clarify further, of course I'm not saying that Levin or Hanson or Steyn or anyone else should just nod their head when, say, Christopher Buckley says he's voting for Obama. I just want to be spared the whole "I'm the last conservative pundit who hasn't sold out to the liberal media" line. If you're going to argue, just argue. Don't tell me that the people who disagree with you are kiss-ups and stooges.

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