Then: “Dissent is Patriotic.”
Now: “Arguably treasonous.”
Or as James Lileks wrote on election night:
I’m off to the Mall to sell razor blades so people can scrape off their “Question Authority” bumper stickers. Just remember: Dissent is still the highest form of patriotism. Except now it will be practiced by the lowest form of people.
Including those who buy airtime by the gallon.