‘Neanderthal’* is a bad word. It means . . . Well, you guys know what it means. It depends which political party you are, what it means, right?
* Pronounced with a soft th; John Hawks, explaining why the hominid Homo neanderthalensis should be pronounced with a ‘hard T’, “Are We the Last Neanderthals?” 24th Chicago Humanities Festival, Nov. 2, 2013.