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"My Kid Has More Chromosomes Than Your Kid"

Article: "My Kid Has More Chromosomes Than Your Kid"

The bumper sticker on Sarah and Todd Palin’s car reads [voices.washingtonpost.com]: “My kid has more chromosomes than your kid.” Nana-nana-poo-poo! Palin mentions her infant son, Trig, who has Downs syndrome at every stump speech she makes. (But of course there’s no mention of her pregnant teenage daughter, because that is simply inappropriate and out of…

Andy Martin and the Seeds of Hatred

Article: Andy Martin and the Seeds of Hatred

Today The New York Times published an article about Andy Martin, [www.nytimes.com] the man who in 2004 started the false rumors that Obama is a Muslim. But The Times buried the lead. Many paragraphs down, The Times reports that Martin—a law school graduate—was denied admission to the Illinois bar because of psychiatric problems consisting of…