Good Kindling

by
Abby Zimet

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From Everqueer, a Tumblr maintained by a soldier serving in Afghanistan: "Some jerk sent us two boxes of this awful book" (Bill O'Reilly's Pinheads and Patriots) instead of anything soldiers at a remote outpost in Afghanistan might need, like, say, food or soap. Just burned the whole lot of them on my Commander’s orders." O'Reilly has promoted his books by promising to send a free copy to troops serving overseas - with every $26 purchase. What a sport.

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