Rachel notes the death of Fred Phelps without saying his name, asserting that his campaign of hate brought out the best in Americans. Indeed, he did. This is a great clip:

A notable example of this is shown in the very first counter protest following Fred’s death. The church was picketing a Lorde concert, and they were met with this:

loss Rachel Maddow:  Westboro Baptist Brought Out The Best In The American People

That is class.

[h/t Joe]