Call me Mellow Yellow |

Call me Mellow Yellow

Good grief. How petty, paranoid and pitiful can the extremist right get?

Back in May, I stood in sorrow at the Rood Center with my sisters in Women In Black, on the lamentable occasion when our ever divisive Board of Supervisors approved yet another meaningless resolution sanctioning international murder and mayhem, i.e. “support the military.” I carried a sign stating, “Shame on Saudi Bush” and was even photographed holding it.

After the event, I drove to downtown Nevada City, where I posted same sign in a visible spot on Broad Street. Many who share the sign’s sentiment frequent the highly visible location as well as the coffee shop across the street from it. No big deal. It was a perfectly respectable progressive statement.

Leave it to the hyperactive imaginations of the prurient right so bent on world annihilation to see A Naughty Word on my bright yellow sign (some of the same folks, no doubt, who find nude art a Commie threat to their narrow view of “morality”).

But there is hope, “Fahrenheit 9/11” and regime change are coming soon! Remember, the radical right isn’t….

Sorrowful sign-sharer . . .

Alexi Bonifield

Nevada City

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