The Latest Republican Bigotry Roundup

Note to Republicans: Being the anti-minority party is the surest route to becoming the permanent minority party.  Your hatred, contempt, and fear of anyone who is not a straight white Christian man makes you very unappealing to anyone who isn't.  Or who likes and respects anyone who isn't.  Or who has a shred of human decency and compassion.  Locking up the bigot vote won't do you much good if you lose everyone else.

Here's a sampler of charming stories from just the past 24.5 hours:

For the ladies, we have:

  • "Men's rights lawyer" Roy Den Hollander vows to continue his lawsuit against Columbia University for "aiding and advancing the modern-day religion of Feminism," even after a judge recommended that it be dismissed.
  • Rush Limbaugh says that torture is just a great big hyped-up myth, just like domestic violence, which is really nothing more than shouting.  Hey, I guess that means all those women's crisis centers have to do is hand out earplugs, and the problem will be solved!

For the minorities:

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