Swiftboating King’s Funeral – Here It Comes!

The right is trying to repeat the damage they were able to do by manufacturing outrage over what they described as “politicization” of Paul Wellstone’s funeral by those mean Democrats. They seem to have a coordinated effort going on, saying mostly the same things, many referring directly to the Wellstone funeral. (Update – John at AMERICABlog has the right response: “Get ready for the white men of the Republican party to lecture black leaders about not knowing their place.”)
The right-wing chorus is gearing up. Rush Limbaugh, We Have a Wellstone Moment.
Are we going to let them get away with it this time? More examples:

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