Davey the Fat Boy wrote:Are we really going to parse this?
I'm merely attempting to understand your position.
when your entire defense of the use of the term "smear campaign" has devolved into a discussion of a single statement by one guy...you really ought to let it go.
I feel it is a very important point. As has been noted, Saban is not just some party outlier, and unsurprisingly the ADL also took the bait - though admittedly they weren't as vile in their attack.
You just bemoaned the establishment not letting the left wing have the DNC chair position.
You overstate your argument here. Nowhere have I done such. My view is that the process was tainted by the accusations lobbed at Ellison, not that the establishment Dems should let
the left of the party have the chair. And as I said before, I have heard nothing which indicates the left feels it is entitled
Before so readily condemning Greenwald's approach, perhaps you should take a closer look at your choice of words when writing about such issues of import.