Take a Bow, Westboro Baptist Church

Take a Bow, Westboro Baptist Church

Take a Bow, Westboro Baptist Church

Weigel
Reporting on Politics and Policy.
Oct. 6 2011 9:17 AM

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We take a temporary waiver from our usual policy of ignoring the "God Hates Fags" church to note this: The tweet that Margie Phelps sent to announce a picket of Steve Jobs's funeral.

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She used an iPhone to announce it. By extension, Margie Phelps -- nay, the entire Westboro Baptist Church -- has embraced a philosophy of tolerance for gays. Well done.

David Weigel is a reporter for Bloomberg Politics

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