A slow news day sped up considerably this afternoon when Sarah Palin tweeted the phrase "cackle of rads." Twitter didn't waste a second:
It began here.
Who hijacked term:"feminist"?A cackle of rads who want 2 crucify other women w/whom they disagree on a singular issue; it's ironic (& passé)
Keith Olbermann quickly pointed out a logical fallacy...
The cluelessness of @SarahPalinUSA is astounding, panoramic. W/out "feminists" she'd have virtually none of the freedoms she abuses daily.
...while National Review's Dan Foster retweeted Palin's hypothetical defense.
Gawker's Maureen O'Connor would never give Palin a New York Times column. NEVER.
Jezebel founder Anna Holmes chalked it up to a simple typing error.
Pourmecoffee was moved to poetry.
Delrayser either didn't get the joke, or was making a much drier, much more funny joke. It reads both ways.
I'm not alone in thinking that Palin using "cackle" to refer to a group of feminists is a little misogynistic, right?
Slate's Jacob Weisberg gave a little something back
"A cackle of rads" - Is that like an exhortation of larks? Bonus SECOND Palinism of the Day. http://bit.ly/bkTlcM