Activists monitoring right-wing hate ask YouTube to change takedown policies

"Dr. Chaps' Gordon Klingenschmitt, in a video removed from YouTube after his representatives issued takedown requests.

Miranda Blue of Right Wing Watch, a watchdog blog that reports on the radical right in part by posting fair-use clips on YouTube of activists speaking in their own words, writes: "One of the guys we monitor, former Navy chaplain Gorden "Dr. Chaps" Klingenschmitt, has now figured out a way to get our entire YouTube account taken down for weeks at a time just by filing multiple frivolous claims against our account. Now, we're trying to get YouTube to change its policies to prevent people like Dr. Chaps from taking down entire watchdog organizations – which is surprisingly easy to do."

Dr. Chaps, by the way, believes President Obama is literally possessed by demons, and that gay men in the military are having sex with each other on the altar at West Point's chapel. He has a website, where he solicits donations for his "religious work."