Tactic #1: “The administration is focusing now on rule number 12 of Alinsky’s Rules for Radicals: Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it.”
1. Talk about how there are "those who say" and then say what they say.
2. Explain how you considered the possibility that they were right, but decided in the end, they weren't.
3. So you come off as entirely reasonable and they come off as the loutish pricks you always intended them to be.
Seen any of this in the past several weeks?
Perhaps he'll regret it, eventually.