My Vote for ‘Worst Piece of Commentary Ever by Anyone’

Over at the New York Times’s online commentary site, Opinionator, Dick Cavett wrote a piece that may have set a record for invoking bad metaphors. In an article of only 961 words, consider these:

It doesn’t take much, it seems, to lift the lid and let our home-grown racism and bigotry overflow.

This just may qualify as the single worst piece published by anyone. Anywhere. Ever.