My good buddy Bithead made passing mention yesterday of yet another of Westboro’s (the “church” from
Topeka Hell) planned outings, this one to Heath Ledger’s funeral. He rightfully calls them the “slugs” they are, but then says (to Westboro):
You’re in the business, in the end, of changing minds.
Sorry, my friend, they’re not in that business at all. And it is about hate… that is, provoking others into hating them so much that people will make the unfortunate mistake of reacting to this group’s “right” of free speech with even the smallest physical violence. And all it takes is a shove. Or a punch. Or a brawl. Any way you look at it, they intentionally put themselves in a position from which they …