Originally Posted by 'trane
sorry, to be clear i wasn't saying he has a good point that the funeral was about public relations. actually, i'm not sure if he even said that at all. his good point, as douchy as it is, is that you shouldn't be able to be arrested for carrying around a sign in a public place.
It wasn't the sign so much as the message on it and the reaction of the people around him to that message. Emotions were high as it was and the last thing anyone wanted was a brawl breaking out over this individual's display of poor taste and timing.
It's akin to someone carrying a sign with a swastika on it outside a synogogue. Free speech does have it's limitations.