Tough Call: Wacko Racists vs Wacko Homophobes

Tough Call: Wacko Racists vs Wacko Homophobes

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Abby Zimet

A singularly weird confrontation at Arlington National Cemetery yesterday, where the KKK turned up to protest Westboro Baptist Church, who turned up to protest, well, you know, whatever. The spectacle raised the promising notion that if we act when appropriate and otherwise wait it out, hate-mongers on the right will - alas, much as leftists have too often - utimately all turn on each other.

 

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