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Mickey Kaus Defends Ann Coulter... Again (it is a full-time gig)

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On his own turf over at Slate, Mickey Kaus does a fair job of laying his jacket out for Ann Coulter as she steps through all the mud she loves to sling. Hopefully you read on Tuesday how he turned the tables on her critics by suggesting that Daily Kos helmsman Markos Moulitsas wrote far more offensive comments about dead soldiers than anything that Ms. Coulter is currently being lionized for, namely denouncing 9/11 widows by saying they're enjoying their husband's deaths.

As we all know, writing in the friendly confines of your own blog is one thing, but try bringing that mess anywhere else and whattya got? Conflict. WTF? Kaus and his left-leaning buddy Robert Wright have a casual, funky, very sweet video blog segment called Blogging Heads, which the LAist has been watching on an off for what seems to be a year now. They have new segments several times a week and what they lack in production quality they make up for in believablity.

For example we believe that Mickey Kaus really thinks that Ann Coulter isn't more outrageous than Kos and he's just not trying to get laid in some weird stun'em-and-drag-'em-back-to-your-condo move, which clearly worked for the President.

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Wright, however, can't believe it, and gives Kaus no quarter for supporting the tall blonde conservative, and Patterico duly transcribes the smackdown after the jump. (Hattip the venerable LA Observed.)