RawStory is reporting on Herman Cain's latest attempts to demonize Democrats. Cain is a member of the Wal-Mart advocacy group Working Families for Wal-Mart and wrote in a column posted on Townhall.com labeling Hilary Clinton and Joe Biden "Hezbocrats ... determined to take down Wal-Mart."

Apparently he didn't like the fact that some people (who happen to be Democrats) are trying to break Wal-Mart's anti-union policy.

But back to the situation at hand. Where did 'Hezbocrat' come from? Does Cain really think that Democrats are taking their cues on unionization from a Middle Eastern terrorist group trying to destroy Israel? Who's dumb enough to buy this line of 'reasoning?'

Hezbollah, as far as I know, has no position on Wal-Mart. To my knowledge, Hezbollah has no position on organized labor. Did Democrats start advocating rocket attacks, bombings and kidnapping as ways to get what they want from Wal-Mart without telling me? Couldn't Cain come up with a more appropriate slander? 'Communocrats' or 'Socialcrats' at least has some tangential relation to what's being argued.

I was going to proudly point out that as Democrats, we're not engaging in this sort of name-calling but I think that's our problem. We're playing by Marquess of Queensberry Rules while the Republicans fight dirty. Maybe we need to come up with some names...

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