That being so, I doubt that the SPLC is going to put this olde tyme southern preacher man on its long and ever more ludicrous list of fomenters of hate, even though his misogyny is egregiously at odds with the SPLC's leftist outlook and with American values.
As this journalist and author Karl Zinsmeister explains in this video by Prager University, the SPLC "bills itself as a watchdog of hate groups" but its own behaviour eloquently challenges that boast:
And check out this hate-spewing further south, in Auckland, New Zealand to be exact.
'At a Quds Day event in Auckland, New Zealand, held on June 23, Iranian cleric Hojatoleslam Shafie said that Israel and the Zionist regime "hide behind a fake phenomenon" of the Holocaust and that it was a conspiracy to infiltrate the Islamic countries. He said that Quds Day was established "to deal a powerful punch to the mouth of the cancerous tumor known as evil Israel," and cited Imam Khomeini as saying that "if every Muslim were to spit in the face of Israel, Israel would drown." Iranian diplomat Hormoz Ghahremani, presented at the event as the first secretary of the Iranian Embassy in New Zealand, said that the "sinister phenomena of terrorism and extremism in the region" were "fueled and fanned by the enemies of Islam and the Zionist circles." Community elder Sayed Taghi Derhami said that Israel was a "cancerous tumor" that had to be "surgically removed." The event was organized by the Islamic Ahlulbayt Foundation of New Zealand, in Auckland, and was posted on its YouTube channel.'
Memri.org transcript here
Hat tip: Marvin W.