Molotov Mitchell defends Uganda's kill the gays bill:
Alvin McEwen is repulsed:
[T]he most offensive item from this video comes at 3:00 when Mitchell actually evokes the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to justify not only this bill but his labored defense of it: "Like the great Dr. King told us, 'the moral arm of the universe is long but it bends towards justice.' Ugandans, stay on the right side of history."
Mitchell's diatribe is probably the most disgusting thing I have ever seen and the fact that he actually evokes the words of Dr. King, a man who died for the causes of justice and nonviolence, to support a bill which would create genocide is beyond foul.
It is the same as Marc Thiessen's Catholic defense of torture. It is so foul, so wrong, so appalling it should end that person's credibility on any moral or political question. Instead, in today's Washington, of course, it guarantees being given a column on the op-ed page of the Washington Post.
Congrats, Fred Hiatt. How long before John Yoo is given a recurring platform on your page?
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