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SOUTHERNERS WHO CALL THEMSELVES CONSERVATIVES DON'T BACK BESSINGER, EITHER | 2003-06-28

We all know why no conservative says a word about Bessinger. Respectable conservatives are only loud when liberals allow them to be. When liberals say, "Sic 'em, boy", they demand to be allowed to lead the liberal lynch mob against "racists," or anybody else who liberals condemn.

You might think Southerners and especially South Carolinians might be willing to whisper something in Maurice's favor. What about all those brave South Carolina "traditionalists"?

Southern "Traditionalists" have no time for Bessinger. From the Southern Traditionalist point of view, Bessinger has two fatal weaknesses.

First, he's alive. Traditionalists are very brave when it comes to defending the reputations of dead Confederates. Defending dead people lets you hide behind history and not offend liberals directly.

More important, Bessinger was ruined over a year ago. When Brave Southern Spokesmen aren't talking about dead people, they are mailing out the latest stuff to each other. The people who remember every battle fought in 1863 have forgotten Bessinger.

I would like it if WhitakerOnline readers would e-mail their friends about Bessinger and Fox or mail out these articles.

I also much appreciate it when readers put these articles in news groups.

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Maurice Bessinger deserves our support, despite the fact that he is alive. Maurice Bessinger is a real, living hero and martyr to our cause and the cause of free speech. It is time we gave some of the attention to him that we give to the latest conservative fashion.