Virginia is no stranger to the politics of bigotry, starting with the Red Letter Year (as it was called in my third grade history book) through the Civil War, Jim Crow, Massive Resistance, and beyond.
Now comes Eric Cantor in that grand tradition to support Michelle Bachmann’s mongering of religious hatred, ignorance, and fear.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) on Friday refused to condemn Rep. Michele Bachmann’s (R-MN) suggestion that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s deputy chief of staff, Huma Abedin, had infiltrated the U.S. government on behalf of radical Islamists in the Muslim Brotherhood.
Details at C&L.
Be sure to read George Smith’s comment to this and follow his link to learn more about the merchants of hate.