Matthew Shepard News

20/20 recently aired a special that sought to undermine the hate crime definition of Matthew Shepard’s murder. I see no intrinsic value to their decision to air this appalling revisionist history, but nonetheless, they did. Pam’s House Blend has a good synopsis of what aired, and also reprints Matthew’s parents’ response to the show.

And I will, of course, have to revoke Andrew Sullivan’s Tentative Conservative Hero Award, since he saw fit to take part in the whole sordid debacle. One step forward, two steps back, Sully.

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