He never actually asks the question formally, but it’s there: Why do some people act so horribly towards their political opponents*? Well, this question was asked a few days before, and the answer’s still the same:
Because they hate us.
That’s why I make as good an effort as I can to avoid hating people; it’s clearly corrosive to the soul – and burns IQ points like nobody’s business. Fortunately, merely elementally despising the wicked doesn’t seem to have the same effects, so I go with that instead and sleep like a baby.
*In case it isn’t obvious, it’s in the context of yesterday’s abrupt discovery by Wonkette of just how far they can go before people drag them outside for a long-delayed curbstomping.