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How Tony Perkins Is Fighting Back Against ‘Hate Group’ Label: Truthiness Campaign

“Start Debating, Stop Hating” is the feisty as-yet-unlaunched new media campaign from the Family Research Council that aims to fight back at the group landing on the Southern Poverty Law Center’s hate group list. Good As You uncovered some spec documents.

Tony Perkins’ goal: Spin the criticism to make SPLC look the bad guys, a rogue group that’s gone from targeting racial bias to “attacking several groups that uphold Judeo-Christian moral views, including marriage as the union of a man and a woman.” Ah yes, anti-gay Christians as the victims. I love this game. And why isn’t there a special edition of Monopoly for it yet?

UPDATE: I missed T. Pain on Fox News defending his hate group title. Yeah boiii!