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At the time, Barbra Streisand had suggested that Californians practice more conservation, to which Coulter responded: Coulter and Fenn were both laughing.But her rape-the-planet bit would later be wrenched from context and repeatedly quoted as Coulter nuttiness.
But John Cloud's article about Ann Coulter in Time still shocked me (note: it's not online yet for non-subscribers, unfortunately).
“What p_____ me off,” Coulter says, “is when they don’t get the punch line.” There was a lot of controversy over Coulter's words in that exchange, but the author of the Time puff piece, John Cloud, helpfully explained that it was only because they didn't understand the context.
A lot of people believed him after reading that article, people like MSNBC host Lawrence O' Donnell who said in 2006: Do not make the mistake of taking Ann Coulter seriously.
Nyhan went on the eviscerate Cloud for letting Coulter off the hook for her continuous egregious lying (even though she admitted outright in the piece that when it came down to it she's always happy to delete a fact for a cheap insult).
Cloud responded with a long diatribe against a fantasy "liberal attack machine" and an excuse that could be distilled down to this sentence contained within it:"My story was not primarily about picking apart ...