Berry Craig: Their campaigns accepted money from a big-time bigot. Bevin and Paul didn’t give away the cash until the media called their hand on where it came from.
Linda Milazzo: Discussions between Jews, particularly relative to Israel, have broken up friendships – even families. As long as haters like Pamela Geller have venues to preach, the gap will grow even wider.
Jessie Daniels: The white mainstream is already framing this shooting as the act of a crazed, lone gunman, rather than part of a consistent pattern of right-wing violence perpetrated almost exclusively by white men who are responding to a political climate that is increasingly stoked by vitriolic rhetoric.
Michele Waslin: Many of the women who make it to the U.S. safely are confronted with the horrendous working and living conditions made possible because of the existence of a group of vulnerable, desperate, and disposable workers.
In an open letter addressed to O’Reilly that was posted yesterday, Cohen states “You lost the bet. Time to pay up!” Granted, O’Reilly’s commitment to the bet was tepid, at best — but Cohen points out that “in the court of public opinion, you lose.”