With a hat tip to NRO's Media Blog, here's why "hate crime" legislation is a bad joke:
Now, which will the ACLU defend?
UPDATE: Altered the title to reflect what I really meant.
UPDATE2: By the way, I have long held the opinion that any community wishing to display Christmas decorations, such as creches, should declare such displays as "seasonal" or "historic" art displays and successfully defeat any ACLU challenge to them as violative of the "separation" of church and state. Adding a few images of religious icons would help, of course.