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The New Klan

Bill O’Reilly: “It is not a stretch to say that MoveOn is the new Klan.” Here, for reference, is the kind of thing the Klan used to do:

MoveOn, by contrast, is currently touting a petition calling on politicians to boost America’s use of alternative energy as a method of generating electricity. Chris Hayes’ excellent article on MoveOn at ten years old makes clear, these efforts to marginalize MoveOn by painting it as an unhinged radical outfit are both extremely common and also way off base. Ideologically and temperamentally it’s much more a descendant of the Common Cause reformist impulse than of any strain of radicalism whatsoever.

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