TNC riffs off this post by Brian Chase:
I have loved--and love--many people in my time. Many of them were bigoted against some group, somewhere. This expectation that "good people" won't be bigots is rather amazing. I came up in a world where it was nothing to hear the word "faggot" bandied about. Where those people awful human beings? Nah. Where they bigots? Yep. And I will tell you, without a moments hesitation, that I was one of them.