When Pasadena blogger Aaron Proctor recently attacked activist Virginia Hoge,she noticed.
Here’s her response (posted as a comment here):
When former candidate for mayor, Aaron Proctor, (whose site is linked
to on this blog) posted this defamatory post about me – which included
ugly graphic sexual slander – the Pasadena blogging community was
I think we have lost the ability to see “hate”. I mean, if this post
isn’t hate, what is? Does the right to “Free Speech” cover…this?
No, I do not think it does.
The weird thing was, what made Proctor so angry was my writing about my
research on Rene Amy. I hadn’t even mentioned Proctor, yet he reacted
to it like he himself had been “stung”.