Tweet of the Day: Daily Kos editor mocks Charles Krauthammer’s ‘zombielike’ appearance

Tweet of the Day: Daily Kos editor mocks Charles Krauthammer’s ‘zombielike’ appearance
David Waldman

If mocking a conservative because he is wheelchair-bound was good enough for the Wendy Davis campaign, it’s good enough for the Daily Kos. Last Thursday, Daily Kos editor David Waldman took aim and fired at Fox News Channel contributor  Charles Krauthammer, who was paralyzed in a diving accident in his early twenties and has been confined to a wheelchair ever since.

Apparently vexed by Krauthammer’s appearance as much as his politics, Waldman tweeted this incredibly crude and insensitive message:

Some of the responses were predictable for members of the party that prides itself on civility:

The majority of commenters, however, recognized that Waldman had crossed a line:

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Howard Portnoy

Howard Portnoy

Howard Portnoy has written for The Blaze, HotAir, NewsBusters, Weasel Zippers, Conservative Firing Line, RedCounty, and New York’s Daily News. He has one published novel, Hot Rain, (G. P. Putnam’s Sons), and has been a guest on Radio Vice Online with Jim Vicevich, The Alana Burke Show, Smart Life with Dr. Gina, and The George Espenlaub Show.


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