The L Word. Again


No, not lesbian. Dammit.

Libertarian. Make that Libertarian, the way the NYT uses it in this update on Ron Paul's doings in Iowa:

He just opened a campaign office in downtown Des Moines and started to advertise his anti-tax, anti-abortion rights, Libertarian message on radio, television and in the newspapers.


This hobbles an otherwise interesting little dispatch relating that Paul's supporters evidently intend to take Mitt Romney's free buses to the Iowa straw poll and then vote for Paul.

Guess if that works the Times would write, "In Ames a surprisingly strong showing from Libertarian Ron Paul in the Republican straw poll marked…."

Bring on the lesbians.