The thing that drives me batty in primary season hell is that so many people pose as neutral analysts while actually being complete hacks for their favorite candidate. I'm not against hacks! I'm just against hacks that think their audience is so stupid that that audience doesn't recognize that they're hacks. Transparently stupid arguments are, you know, transparently stupid. It's one thing if they're coming from admitted hacks, quite another if they're coming from people who pretend they're above the fray.