for they can use him as a tool to smear their ideological opponents, or just anyone they don't like (Big's comparison to Vick).
I've previously railed against the term "islamo-fascist" (apparently a creation of talk radio) for its patent dishonesty. Well, I was listening to a guy (Chris Hedges?) on the radio last night (a leftist) criticizing the religious right, and at one point he called them "christo-fascists". In my mind, he undercut his argument by using this term (as well as certain other rhetorical exaggerations).