The Patriot Guard Riders
I very much enjoyed Kevin D. Williamson’s article “Thoughts and Prayers in Baton Rouge” (August 15), as I have enjoyed most of his work in National Review. There was one thing that caught my attention particularly, a description of “a biker in a leather vest emblazed Patriot Guard,” a description that leads me to wish to acquaint National Review’s readers with the organization the man was representing.
The Patriot Guard Riders are an excellent example of American civil society in action, something all conservatives should applaud and support. Their roots lie in the protests organized at funerals of