Thursday, October 4, 2007

The Other Side of the Hatchet

Here is an informed reporter’s opinion of The NYT Magazine report on New Saint Andrews College.

And please notice that the SPLC filed the column under the banner “HATEWATCH,” which inspired Douglas Wilson and his flying monkeys to upload the website “HATESPLOTCH” ( — a site dedicated to harassing and ridiculing members of the community who dared criticize Wilson’s bizarre revision of Southern slavery in 2004. Wilson pulled the site, without apology, after about three months, when he discovered that it didn’t particularly endear him to . . . anyone. Either that, or else he realized that it was counterproductive to his goal of “saving civilization.”