It must be the hats.... For some reason, an apparent series of ultra vires acts from the Grand East of the Grand Encampment have now escalated to include unilateral removal of the Deputy Grand Master of the Grand Encampment (an elected officer) without specific cause.
Meanwhile, theGrand Encampment is reeling from the unilateral overturning of a super-majority decision to end the feud with the Rectified Rite.
What is going on? As the cover of the Knight Templar Magazine boldly stated, the Grand Master "never forget[s] loyalty." Nor does he "forget betrayal." There's a new sheriff in town. And, evidently, he's gonna smoke 'em out... obligations to the brethren and knights be damned.