The Corner on National Review Online

Friday, December 08, 2006
The Corner on National Review Online: "But I guess my only real point is that what's patently shabby here is this: I've gotten piles of email from people egging me on to demonize Mary Cheney. To date, all of them have been from liberals and gay-marriage obsessives. It's tails-we-win-heads-you-lose baiting. If I criticize her, I'm a jerk. If I don't, I'm a coward who doesn't have the courage of my bigotry, to paraphrase one reader. It's all intellectually tawdry nonsense. What they're really cranky about is that I won't — and don't — play into their convenient stereotype, which is what they want me to do. As for Mary Cheney and her baby, they're still just props.