Reader email: activists opposing the death penalty, but only for the “right” (or should I say “left”) people?
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Just got this from Laura Z. regarding today’s column, “Celebrity activists lose their Crip on reality”:
Can you tell me how many of the celebrities you mention were vocally opposed to Tanya Faye Tucker’s death?
Now that you mention it, I don’t recall the anti capital punishment Hollywood bunch circulating a petition to keep authorities from forcing Timothy McVeigh to mainline battery acid either.
Maybe if McVeigh would have written a children’s book speaking of the evils of blowing up federal buildings, that would have somehow “redeemed” him in the eyes of the Hollywood left, but I highly doubt it.
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