Because name-calling does nothing to improve understanding or move the political debate forward.
You know, the ones that are supposed to be above bullying and name-calling.
I'm a particular target of Taranto's name-calling, and not for the first time.
The document said Wright was condescending and had “resorted to name-calling,” though no examples were offered.
Rep. Allen West (R-FL) has found himself in hot water several times over blanket accusations and name-calling.
The unfortunate thing in my view is that the name-calling obscures what is in many aspects a very good article by Tomasky.
Most candidates for high office have taken a page from ‘Honey Boo Boo’: focusing on spectacle, weird asides, and name-calling.
And all of us in a democracy should be more hesitant before resorting to name-calling and slurs.
name-calling and distortions of his plan by Democrats is not an effective long-term strategy, nor is it good for the country.
The ensuing battle of vituperation and name-calling brought no honor to either side.
The assigning of malicious designations in politics, debate, etc; character assassination; vilification: They soon sank to simple name-calling (1853+)