Ground Zero mosque story confirms it: Conservatives are the Honky Party

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Last week we considered whether conservatives and their host body, the GOP, were attacking non-white Americans so much that they now constituted America’s Honky Party.

We did not then spend much time on the almost-not-quite-at-Ground Zero

Mosque controversy. But President Obama’s recent defense of the

builders’ religious liberties has made it hard to avoid.

Responses by junior-grade rightbloggers were as one might expect: “Obama has Surrendered and Submitted to islam,” “Obama is in favor of desecrating Ground Zero,” etc ad nauseum.

Normally these yahoos provide the biggest laugh lines in this column.

But this week we’ll let them alone, and limit ourselves to the big-time

rightbloggers — the kind who write for major publications, get big

traffic, write op-eds for the New York Times, etc.

Because those guys were basically saying the same thing as the yahoos — just more fancy-like.

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