Robin Givhan‘s column in today’s Washington Post–concerning Senator Ron Johnson, Sharon Osbourne and Dolce & Gabbana (strange bedfellows) notes, “Anyone with something to say that’s more than pablum inevitably draws a bit of blood; the truth, in particular, hurts….Wouldn’t we all like a bit of peace and quiet? But the ultimate answer to the insult — and the fear and the tears and the daily aggravating discomfort — is to simply keep talking.”