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...]