ONLY IN MY BACKYARD

Laura Ingraham, the CBS and MSNBC analyst, is as hard as a diamond. Her killer views against gays, feminists, gun-control advocates and welfare stand out even in that booming segment of the instant-pundit industry: right-wing women commentators. That's why her recent essay in the Washington Post apologizing for her rabid intolerance of gays dropped like a bombshell. Notorious in her student days for vilifying "sodomites" in the Dartmouth Review--and for sending a reporter to tape a Gay Students Association meeting, then naming names--she wrote that she changed her views after witnessing "the dignity, fidelity and courage" with which her brother and...

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