When I called the ADL’s Phoenix office to thank them for their support, one of their leaders made an interesting observation: “They can’t fool me, Mark. I know that the anti-Mormons of today were in many cases the anti-Semites of yesterday.” In many cases he’s right.
We get a little preoccupied in evaluating the source of the hate, the target of the hate, the nature of the hate, etc. We need to remember it is all hate.
Sources, targets and natures of hate will continue to evolve. Our reaction to it shouldn't: