The new civility

In post-Tucson America, the President’s health care reforms don’t kill jobs, they merely destroy them.

As evidence of a slight rhetorical shift, House Speaker John Boehner abandoned labeling the current health care law as “job killing,” and instead called it “job crushing” and “job destroying” in a new message posted on his webpage.

“Repealing the job crushing health care law is critical to boosting small business job creation and growing the economy,” Boehner wrote in the post. Boehner also said “job destroying” in his closing remarks at the GOP retreat Saturday.

Jon Stewart notes the obvious flaw in this. Andrew Sullivan is presently wrestling with the parameters of civility.

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