It's exciting -- and a little scary -- when you see a local wingnut become a national wingnut; but that's exactly what we've witnessed this past year with Pamela Geller, an ultra-conservative anti-Muslim crusader who in the past has teamed up with like-minded South Floridians to promote hate-fest events like last year's Geert Wilders speech in Delray Beach.
Geller, who once called yours truly a "great paragon of free speecher and freedom of asempbly," is now making a big splash in New York City, where she's sponsored ads on buses that encourage Muslims to leave their religion. And today Geller got scolded by the Grey Lady.
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But the endorsement that speaks volumes about Geller's wingnut-ness is this one from Loonwatch -- a website that actually specializes in finding crazy websites and where Geller is known as "the looniest blogger ever."