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And the 2015 Ward Connerly Award Goes to….

Today is Martin Luther King Day, a time for many of us to enjoy a day off from work or school, for some of us to reflect on the legacy of Dr. King, and for still others of us to tendentiously claim that Dr. King would support our pet political causes, however far they may have been from his actual beliefs. As the old conservative habit of attacking King as a Communist or worse begins to fade, the misappropriations of his legacy become more common. As Scott Lemieux notes over on Lawyers, Guns, and Money, most of these take the Read more