What is just as offensive as Rahm Emanuel's use of the word "retarded" to describe Conservative ads against health care reform? Sarah Palin exploiting the situation to get herself back in the spotlight by insisting that he should resign.
Emanuel reminds me of the student who says something off the cuff without malice intent. Palin, on the other hand, is completely exploiting the "I have a child w/ special needs" to further her own political celebrity. [Groan]