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Charlottesville didn't spring from nowhere

It is important to look beyond the riot.

Yes, last week's violent demonstration by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, culminating in the death of 32-year-old Heather Heyer, made for a carnival of obscenity as sickening as it was riveting. But the thing is, it did not spring from nowhere.

And while your first instinct -- unlike the moral imbecile in

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