Saturday, October 13, 2007

Wingers Show Their Colors

No pun intended.

But the stated form of the objection concerned not King's race but his obnoxiousness as a man. He was a windbag. He was pompous and self-dramatizing, He was holier than thou. Plus, he had started getting involved where he didn't belong, in raising questions about the Vietnam War. Through the rest of Martin Luther King's life, the father of my best home-town friend always went out of his way to refer sneeringly to "Martin Luther Nobel."


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2 comments:

Samuel John Klein Portlandiensis said...

Thank God (hah!) there are no pompous, windbag, sanctimonious, holier-than-thou preachers on the national scene today.

One can only guess at the shape our country would be in.

Little Thom said...

No, not a single one, thank God.