Ed Team

Eulogy for a bigot, racist, homophobe

Filed By Ed Team | July 06, 2008 7:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: bigot, Firedoglake, homophobic people, Jesse Helms, obituaries, racist

"So, don't let the Independence Day paeans fool you. Jesse Helms was a bigot, a racist, a homophobe -- and a media charlatan. America would be a much worse place if he'd had his way on his many signature issues. Our nation's birthday is brighter for him not in it."

-- Firedoglake blogger Teddy Patridge in his post Jesse Helms: Bigot, Racist, Homophobe

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