Both Worse - by John Ganz - Unpopular Front:
Is there a good deal of over-the-top cant and hyperbole in political life and writing? Of course, but you can’t really police it, just approach the questions in the way you think is appropriate. In fact, the rhetoric of “Calm down!” is the same as “You are not feeling the moral urgency of this enough!” — they are both kind of insufferable public poses: if you think it’s important to be calm and analytical, be calm and analytical, if you think it’s important to warn of imminent danger, then do so.
Mostly I feel like we all would do well to spend less energy fighting over whether we have properly labeled these guys and more energy and getting people to vote against them.