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Is Anyone Going to See Alveda King At Glenn Beck’s Americana Festival?

Tomorrow Glenn Beck will welcome America’s ideologues to Washington D.C. for “Restoring Honor,” which “pays tribute to America’s service personnel and other upstanding citizens who embody our nation’s founding principles of integrity, truth and honor.” In this preview video, he points to the Washington Monument and says the word “erect,” L-O-L! Now, Sarah Palin is gonna be there. And so too will my new favorite disgrace, Dr. Alveda King, the niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, and who cannot form a complete thought about why same-sex marriage is bad for her.

It’s worth noting Ms. King spoke at the National Organization for Marriage’s summer tour stop in Atlanta — which was not, NOM continues insisting, a religious event, but a political one. And now that she’s showing up at Beck’s rally at the Lincoln Memorial tomorrow? She’s quick to note, in this Christian Science Monitor op-ed, “Beck’s rally is not a political event, per se. Instead, it is designed to be a refreshing exercise of freedom of speech. The rally will be a celebration of who we are as a nation and a chance to stop for a moment, reflect, reorganize, and re-energize. It’s a chance to think about character; both our character as a nation and our character as individuals.”

In conclusion, Ms. King does not participate in either religious or political events. Just polarizing ones.