For all the legacies that American politics has bequeathed to the world, one that rarely gets acclaim is its linguistic legacy. Many words that originated from American politics have permeated our general lexicon.
It is incumbent upon all good people who reject hateful conspiracy theories and anti-Semitism to stand up and speak out, so that these unacceptable views remain marginalized and relegated to the far fringes of society and the darkest corners of cyberspace.
For many, an election, even a losing one, is an opportunity to congratulate the victor and stand in awe of the beauty of our democratic system. But for white nationalists, the impact of President Obama's success was not a happy occasion.
America is browning as African Americans and Latinos comprise an increasing proportion of the nation's population. Republican silence only continues to feed the narrative that the party will take the support of racists to win elections.
Many of you may know the Tumblr blog, "Yo, Is This Racist?" For those of you who aren't Tumblr-savvy, the creator of this blog fields questions from average people who ask if certain aspects of their lives are racist or not.
I can imagine that great day when Westboro heads out to protest and Americans shrug their shoulders. If a protest of my funeral takes them one step closer to future obscurity and irrelevance, then do your worst.