The American Bear


The people like Doocy who are on the historically wrong side of the Chick-Fil-A controversy should think back to the civil-rights era, when people voiced outrage at the intolerance of famous bigots like George Wallace and Lester Maddox and Orval Faubus. The people who organized boycotts of these bigots and the places they represented back then were similarly accused of “intolerance” at the time. The lesson of that history remains a simple and clear one: One cannot end racial, ethnic, religious, or sexual intolerance by “tolerating” the people who practice it. Funny How Intolerant Right-Wingers Leap to Decry Intolerance (via azspot)

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