"'See that speck there?" retired Lt. Gen. William G. 'Jerry' Boykin
says, directing my gaze to the ceiling of the Family Research Council's
lobby in Washington. I spy a belly-button-size opening in the plaster.
'That's a bullet hole.'" That's how the Washington Post magazine
opens the latest in a long line of mainstream media features on the
fall of the $outhern Poverty Law Center ($PLC). Since the shooting at
FRC in 2012, the tide has been turning on the one-time civil rights
watchdog -- and more and more reporters are taking note.