Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Love thine enemies..

Here's something from Truthout that has an appropriate ring of Truth:

Martin Luther King Would Have Loved the Teabaggers, Not Called Them Racists

Friday 02 October 2009

by: Mike Elk, t r u t h o u t | Perspective

While we may not agree with the teabaggers, they are not all crazy.

A few weeks ago, I attended the teabagger protests in DC. The thing I noticed the most about the folks there was that, for the most part, they were friendly, nice, hardworking people. Sure, there were some crazies; sure, there were some racists. For the most part, though, they looked like the type of folks I grew up with in the labor movement, coming to DC to enjoy a protest and spend the rest of the weekend taking in some monuments and museums. These weren't rich suburbanites; the teabaggers I saw were mainly poor people, whose trip to DC were probably the only the vacation they would be able to afford this year.

[more at link above]


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