By the way, before someone asks, to hell with what's in his heart. By his works I shall know him and, by his works, "Bill" Carrico's plan is racist. He should be shunned by decent people. He should be rejected by his party. If the decent people don't shun him, they are complicit in his racism. If his party, local and national, does not reject him, they are complicit in his racism. He should be placed in a time capsule and fired through a wormhole to 1852 where he belongs. Tell me again how the Republicans -- and the conservative movement that drives them -- are changing. Tell me again, I dare you.Charlie Pierce is beautiful when he's angry.