My personal opinion is that it is extremely childish to hate the political party that you don't belong to. That isn't an intended as an insult in any way, it's just a common sense observation. Thankfully, in America, we don't really have any extremists. We don't bomb those of the opposing party because we are not at war with our fellow citizens. It's amazing how things can escalate on this board. I have never witnessed such polarization of democrats and republicans in "REAL LIFE" as I do here. But I believe the recession has placed a lot of stress on us and the increase in perceived conflict has resulted. The anonymity of the internet also breeds an increase in hostilities. It seems many of us come here to vent pent-up anger and frustration. It could even be possible that some of us have issues in our lives that are causing inner turmoil and we come here and transfer that frustration upon "the other party". Maybe I'm wrong, but as our parents always told us; "It's wrong to hate"