Some weeks ago, one of my colleagues on this opinion page penned a commentary critical of the vituperative style of conservative syndicated columnist, Ann Coulter. It may surprise many of you to learn that I agree with much of what he wrote. Regardless of the truth of the matters stated therein, limitless belittling barbs and personal insults should be out of bounds to the serious journalist.
Belittling, second-guessing is lazy journalism
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