Making a List, and Checking it Twice

UPDATE: See below …

Much has been made of a pledge by the group “Anonymous” to release a list of people supposedly linked to the Ku Klux Klan. Indeed, early in the week, two lists were circulated, one nationally (listing several politicians) and one to selected audiences (which carried the names of many prominent and some less-than-prominent Confederate heritage advocates, including several Virginia Flaggers and their supporters). The former list was quickly disavowed by Anonymous itself, which promised to issue its list on November 5. The latter list became the subject of a denial by Susan Frise Hathaway on the blog of the Virginia Flaggers, as well as scattered commentary by a certain sidekick.

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