Townhall.com, the conservative news outlet, blasted WaPo‘s Ezra Klein this week in a headline that left no room for confusion as to how they feel about the boy wonder Washington reporter.

“Ezra Klein is an Idiot: Obama is the Jobs Problem,” the headline blared.

Since they used Klein to be their punching bag and to draw page views for conservatives who’d easily recognize the JournoLister’s liberal views, we thought for sure that the story’s author, Townhall Finance Editor John Ransom, would offer a lengthy, reasoned explanation as to why Klein is “an idiot.” Prior to Townhall Ransom was — no big surprise — a political activist and consultant in Western states.

But no. Ransom waits 13 graphs to even mention Klein. Read more