In the Ft. Hood aftermath, we shouldn't allow right-wing hooliganism, wherever it stems from, to dictate how we view tragedies and interpret human beings with cultures and religions separate from our own.
Why aren't parents who kill their children for God not serving life sentences? Because of our crazy ideas about religious freedom that on so many fronts trump not just common sense but the rule of law.
The far right is daily being chased back into the margins, where it belongs. All that's left of their movement is a relative handful of confused, misguided know-nothings being manipulated and led by a cynical elite.