Ann Coulter’s Use of ‘Retard’: A Perfect Example of Thoughtless Speech

During the presidential debate earlier this week, conservative pundit and provocateur Ann Coulter tweeted the following: I highly approve of Romney's decision to be kind and gentle to the retard. Not surprisingly, her use of the word "retard" garnered plenty of¬†criticism, including some from fellow conservative¬†Michelle Malkin, who tweeted in response: "What a stupid, shallow thing to say, Ann."One of the more interesting and pointed responses to Coulter's tweet came in the form of an open … [Read more...]