Ouch – and I thought British politics could be bitchily unpleasant. I guess what grips my shit most about Coulter’s comment is the clearly implied link between metal and physical disablement and being as she says ‘a loser’. Well Ann, I reckon that if ‘retard’ isn’t an offensive term then neither is ‘self-righteous neo-con bitch’.

Can’t have it both ways…

CNN Political Ticker

(CNN) — Conservative commentator Ann Coulter stood by her decision to call President Barack Obama the “r word” in a tweet, and questioned whether the word is indeed offensive.

“Maybe [Vice President Joe] Biden should be upset with me calling the president a retard but not an actually disabled person,” she said Friday in an interview on CNN’s “Piers Morgan Tonight.”

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