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March 24, 2014 5:34 PM

The wasted life of Fred Phelps

Most of us are not sorry Fred Phelps is dead, some of us are not glad, either. What we feel is probably best described as a certain dull pity. Phelps, the “God hates” guy who founded the Westboro Baptist Church, was given the gift, the incandescent miracle, of being alive for more than 80 years — and he wasted it, utterly.

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