At this point, writing a diatribe about hating Fred Phelps and his Westboro Baptist Church is as pointless and absurd as Fred Phelps pretending his new Christmas video is about Santa, but I’m going to do it anyway in case there’s one person who doesn’t already use Fred Phelps as the #1 example of evil in America. Fred and family are back with their annual Christmas festival of hate, bad singing, and brainwashed offspring, with “Santa Claus Will Take You To Hell.” Let us gaze upon it and let our hearts swell with the brotherhood we feel with every other person who can’t wait to see the beautiful day when the Reverend’s funeral is overtaken by joyous picketers:
(Via Socialcrisis.net Via Buzzfeed.) Normally, people this bad shouldn’t be rewarded with attention, but Fred Phelps deserves our attention, because he exists as the physical embodiment of reverse psychology: even the most homophobic person has been known, when confronted with the reality of Fred Phelps as the face of their own bigotry, to say something like “Well that man is just pure evil.” I bet even Elisabeth Hasselbeck hates Fred Phelps to the depth of her tiny black willfully ignorant heart. If everyone in the world just came together and put all their hate-feelings on Fred Phelps, the way the world came together against the aliens in Independence Day, the world would be a better place. At the very least, his Wikipedia page should be the top Google hit for Worst Person In The World instead of John Fitzgerald Page.