Violent pacifists


KPFA, the Mother Church of public broadcasting (in the sense of stations licensed to nonprofit groups which air left wing propaganda and don't pay taxes), continues to amuse. The denizens have taken to throwing chairs at each other in their efforts to persuade the others of the virtues of their particular approach to opposing Bush's War.

This has been going on for quite some time. Follow the link for details. It all boils down to a dispute between old lefties (mostly white) who raised the money, put in the volunteer hours, and consequently feel entitled to a certain amount of airtime, and new racialist radicals, who feel entitled to the same airtime based on their victim status.

The first rule of Fight Club is....

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