April 30, 2002
THIS POST BY RAMESH PONNURU over at The Corner is, as far as I know, the first use of the term “Idiotarian” by a professional journalist.
UPDATE: Reader Michael Hankamer writes: “Now if only there was an Idiotarian Party. I can see it now: ‘Vote Idiotarian – It’s Easier Than Thinking.'”
Actually, Mike, sometimes I think we have two of those.