"In December 1955, Rosa Parks took a stand against an unjust societal persecution of black people, and in December 2013, Robertson took a stand against persecution of Christians," Bayne wrote in the email. "What Parks did was courageous."
Bayne added in the email that "what Robertson did was courageous too.""...[A] stand against the persecution of Christians." Funny, we thought Robertson "took a stand" against the "sin" of homosexuality (with lots of graphic detail and couching it in ersatz Biblical babble). But when you're desperate and stone stupid like Bayne and his fellow frothing cretins are, a faux persecution complex might be your last refuge. Oh, you might also want to stop trying to appropriate legitimate heroes to prop up your run- of- the- mill homophobes and racists. (Also: how's that Republican/ New Confederate/ Stupid Party rebranding coming along?)
Meanwhile, Stephen Colbert has his inimitable take on the "backwoods Louisiana bird-murderer:"