Show of hands, please: who didn’t know this was a hoax?
Still in for the win: Megan McArdle:
I’m sure some bloggers will cast this as a dark Republican conspiracy, or somehow symptomatic of conservatism. In reality, AFAIK, faked hate crimes are usually faked by left wing causes…
Everyone’s a victim! But not everyone, in this case, is a winner.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 24, 2008