Asymmetrical Intimidation (the way things go)

  1. if a liberal points out character flaws in a conservative, there will be an all-out effort, involving major media as well as blogs and talk radio, to discredit and ruin the critic, personally that doesn’t happen on the other side

Origin: Paul Krugman in a review of Jonathan Chait's book, "The Big Con", that he made about his book, "The Conscience of a Liberal"[1]

"Asymmetrical Intimidation"
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