Dueling NY Times Obituary Headlines: Strom Thurmond vs. Robert Byrd

Here’s the 2003 obit headline from the New York Times for non-Klansman Republican Senator Strom Thurmond:


And here’s the obit headline for former Ku Klux Klan Grand Kleagle, Democrat Senator Robert Byrd:


Both obits, it’s worth noting, were written by Adam “major league a-hole” Clymer.

(h/t James Taranto)

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