Aside from distorting and being dishonest about where he really stands, Gordon Smith does something that I absolutely detest and will not tolerate from anyone. He insults my (and our) intelligence, with not only the assumption that we aren't paying attention, but that we won't know what is going on when we do look. I am not in any way, shape or form, lacking in intelligence and skills of observation. Nor are most people I know.
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