Saturday, August 28, 2010

I should have expected this

But critics like the NAACP's Rick Turner say it is also inappropriate that the National Rifle Association is a partial sponsor of the event, considering that Martin Luther King was assassinated by gunshot.

This, for the record, is one reason I find it ridiculously hard to take the old guard of the civil rights movement seriously.  (A bigger one involves their typical opposition of gay rights, but I don't have a quote handy for that.)


suz said...

I found it appropriate that Al Sharpton would rear his head over Glenn Beck. Which one is more of a parody of what he claims to represent? The whole event makes me shudder.

Charlene said...

I figure President Lincoln was pretty disappointed in all of ya'all.