Moderates start to speak (politely!) and the extremists imeediately respond psychotically."Does not compute, must be either hard left or hard right. No other ideas can exist."
First though, this is the best and most accurate take yet.
The righties of course miss the idea, lost in their own persecution complexes.
Then we hear from the idiots on the left
Amazing isn't it? A call for civility and reason is attacked by screaming and simplistic rants that completely prove the need for such a call. It is entirely obvious that many of them didn't even read the statement or watch Stewart's announcement. Or how they perfectly fit into Colbert's parody.
We're like Poland in '39, attacked by deranged ideologues from the left and right.