WTF – Lexington Herald-Leader?

 

 

 

I was greeted this morning by a letter to the editor in my hometown paper, the Lexington Herald-Leader that repeated a variety of bizarre conspiracy theories (including the one where Bush and Cheney ordered the 9/11 attacks) and ended with this highly offensive line:

A continuation of 5,700-plus years of Jews buying their host country’s leadership in the name of a non-existing God of Abraham.

Click here to read the full letter to the editor.

There’s no one who feels more strongly about the sacred nature of our First Amendment rights.  I support anyone’s freedom to spew hateful, bigoted trash like this.

But there is no obligation on the part of the Lexington Herald-Leader to publish such offensiveness.  Indeed, with all of the letters I imagine that fill their in boxes every day, I would imagine that they wouldn’t have room for such an blatant anti-Semitic rant.

I’m hopeful that we will hear an explanation or an apology soon from the paper’s leadership.

Comments

Leave a Reply

You can use these HTML tags

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

  

  

  

The Recovering Politician Bookstore

     

The RP on The Daily Show

Sign Up For The RP's Email List!

*