Pandering Pied Pipers and Mindless Rats: Breaking Down the Right’s Reaction to a Ban on Transgender Troops

  by David Fisher Many people are familiar with the German tale of the Pied Piper, a colorful pipe player who enchanted rats to follow him around. According to folklore, he helped drive out plagued rats during an infestation in Hamelin in 1284. If you were familiar with the story, you know that he wasn’t