Orange County Register columnist Frank Mickadeit might want to re-read Richard the Third. Especially the first scene of act two, in which the clueless and naïve Kind Edward is joyfully patting himself on the back for bringing together warring factions in his government and creating (dare I say) a new climate of civility, shorn of hatred and enmity.

Of course, as the audience well-knows, Richard's assurances of brotherhood and friendship are as phony as the smile he wears as he shakes hands with Lord Rivers and embraces the queen.

Mickadeit was as joyful as the doomed king in a March 22nd column in which he crowed about how he was able to get CAIR Greater L.A. Executive Director Hussam Ayloush to condemn the hateful, violent rhetoric of Amir Abdel Malik-Ali, one of the speakers at the now-infamous ICNA banquet that was the object of vocal and passionate protests in Yorba Linda:

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