My bad, my very bad.
I am informed by email from my friend and erstwhile ideological disputant, Rick Garnett, of the blog "Mirror of Justice" that I used a term in yesterday’s post that is considered vulgar abroad. Having now found out its meaning, I do not wish to repeat it even once. I had used the term to suggest what I believed was the diminutiveness of the gripes coming from the protesters who marched on Washington last Saturday. I had thought that it was in this sense that the word was being used by several commentators on television. I apologize to our readers.