"Jong has apparently never read anything else I've written," Taibbi writes. He then goes on to list some of his recent descriptions of male politicians. Rudy Giuliani has "the vestigial stoop of a once-chubby kid who grew up hiding tittie pictures from nuns"; Mike Huckabee "has the roundish, half-deflated physique of an ex-fatty"; former House Judiciary Committee Chairman James Sensenbrenner is "An ever-sweating, fat-fingered beast who wields his gavel in a way that makes you think he might have used one before in some other arena, perhaps to beat prostitutes to death."
Taibbi concludes: "I mean, wow. And I thought I was a hack."
(He also called Jong an "eight hundred year-old sex novelist." Heh.)