The only reason I bother fooling with this guy is because organizations like the Southern Poverty Law Center and even magazines like The New Republic consider him a serious source. Let the SPLC declare the Southern Avenger a “hate group” (I think CNN’s Lou Dobbs is a “hate group” already) and it’s considered the gospel – and would be determined by folks like Sebesta. Scary stuff, if you care about free speech.
Also, to those who have messaged me wondering why Sebesta’s blog is so poorly written, I haven’t a clue. Not everyone is a sufficient writer and apparently he doesn’t have spellcheck. To be politically-incorrect (an unpardonable sin to Sebesta), his syntax suggests either that he is a foreigner with a poor grasp of the English language or borderline retarded. Who knows.
Regardless, Sebesta’s latest blog suggests that the Charleston City Paper only publishes my stuff (and CP readers only read it) for pure amusement. His proof is that the CP also features articles on the arts and wine tasting – cosmopolitan tastes, worlds apart apparently, from the redneck diatribes of “da Suthern Avingerr.” Woodoggies!
“The name of your blog and column is “Southern Avenger.” It isn’t Southern Conservative, Southern Heritage, Southern Viewpoint, or some other name, it is “Southern Avenger.” Some people who read the Charleston City Paper are reading you for amusement.
I am sure to the readers of these articles the Southern Avenger is delightful local color. Perhaps they will take about him at the arts and wine festival or at Starbucks after seeing an art house movie.”
And he still doesn’t think he is an elitist.