As many of you know, there's a campaign to remove "both sides" from the pundit class lexicon, because the words "both sides" almost always mean the speaker is giving a conservative an out for his or her malicious policies, crazy conspiracy theories, or general wrongness.
A humorous fictional example:
The House GOP cuts Amtrak funding the day after a horrific fatal accident on the rail. What are the first three words Cokie Roberts/Mark Halperin/Chuck Todd says?
"But both sides...."
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