RECENT  POSTS:  » GLAAD: What FRC's exploitation of Robin Williams' death is really about » Scott Lively's new mission: Making America's churches super-duper extra anti-gay » BYU protects the sanctity of pre-printed greetings » Breaking: Supreme Court delays fairness, justice in Virginia » Negligent anti-LGBT voices determined to eliminate *all* nondiscrimination laws » Video: To Focus on the Family's Citizenlink, a simple business request = 'home invasion' » Audio: Former senior NOM official says we'll have 50 state equality by 2015 » Video: Florida AG Pam Bondi advocates for delayed (and denied, if she had her way) justice » Audio: Michelle Duggar robocalls against LGBT nondiscrimination ordinance in Fayetteville, AK » AFA commentator equates homosexuality with blindness, paralysis  

« Go back a post || Return to G-A-Y homepage || Haul tail to next post »

08/30/2007

Video: Lindsey & Lydia spreading rumors about Leslie

by Jeremy Hooper

We have always believed that if we waited around long enough, our socially conservative opposition would release a video that was so spot-on and reasoned, we couldn't help but have our opinions swayed by it. We've truly believe that we'd come across a video that actually presents the true issues at hand in a fair and forthright manner, rather than the short-sighted and one-sided cherry picked version of actuality that is so typical of their side. We've held out hope that they'd master the art of marrying sharp wit with political strategy, and cobble together a piece that makes us both laugh and think. And we've given them the benefit of the doubt that at some point, they have to eventually marry all of these elements and release one highly influential work of art.

Well, we're still waiting:

Hmm..how convenient! No mention of the true issue at hand with Southwick, which is his potentially troubling record on the rights of African Americans, gays, and lesbians. Instead, they just keep saying things like, "well, he's a war hero," as if such automatically clears him of all scrutiny. And then, of course, they attack the liberals who have genuine concerns about how Mr. Southwick's appointment might affect certain communities of people, making those who are calling his nomination into question seem like unreasoned militants who are baselessly attacking the poor judge because they simply have nothing better to do.

Ya know, Lindsey, we have some shoes that we will gladly let you borrow. In fact, we insist! For perhaps when you actually walk a mile in our queer shoes, you will open your eyes to the fact that we are not the bad guys because we want judicial appointments who we can trust to cast unbiased rulings. And you will hopefully see that while such actions and rhetoric might seem like simple political discourse to you, to those of us who have truly experienced mean-spirited bias and cruel acts of discrimination (much of it propagated by the folks responsible for this video, CWA), the stakes are MUCH higher!

Confirm Judge Southwick [YouTube]

space gay-comment gay-G-A-Y-post gay-email gay-writer-jeremy-hooper


Your thoughts

Speaking (writing) of CitizenLink I am surprised you haven't brought up Stuart Shepard's latest installment of Spotlight rife with right wing talking points (children raised best with their "biological parents", "wild-eyed liberal mainstream media dictionary" that he is so fond of, liberals fondness of big government and of course marriage...except for the homos of course).

Posted by: Jon-Marc | Aug 30, 2007 11:29:34 AM

comments powered by Disqus

G-A-Y Comments Policy


 
Related Posts with Thumbnails