Memo to well-meaning pundits: Absent a shared parent, someone is not my brother or sister.
Unrelatedly: How to explain cheesiness to non-English speakers.
"Federalist blogwench" -- Fenno
"[A] caricature of Goffmanian anxiety." -- M. Vanderwheel
"[R]ude, cruel, and shows a blatant lack of open-minded understanding." -- Twilighters Anonymous