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Chaiters Gonna Chait

One of the clearest marks of an unhinged critic of a public official is that they react with rage when anyone corrects or disputes attacks on that official, even attacks that are false or exaggerated. I suppose there’s something to be said for the idea that, say, lying about Hitler is a good thing, because he’s Hitler. But not everyone you disagree with is Hitler. This is the problem facing Jonathan Chait, currently of New York Magazine.
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