But his reputation was liberated long ago. Now, even phony conservative nut-jobs like Glen Beck invoke Dr. King's memory to promote their causes. Which, in Glen Beck's case is Glen Beck.
Hey, I never said everything is better.
It's human nature to gripe and moan and pine for the good old days.
But that's just a parlor game we play with ourselves at night, under electric light, in front of the flat screen, while machines wash our clothes and dishes. It's just a sentiment we post to our Facebook page to amuse our "friends."
But we know better. Things used to be worse. And if you're too young to believe me, ask your grandparents what a "lunger" is.