RECENT  POSTS:  » New record: Anti-gay activist Ralph Reed contradicts self in less than minute » Read: NOM's guide to pressuring lawmakers to ban marriages (while pretending you're doing something good and positive instead) » Full trailer: 'The Normal Heart' » Vintage Clinton era oppo memo perhaps even more relevant today » Concerned Women For America advises churches to lockdown exclusionary marriage views » Video: What does conservative columnist Cal Thomas see as America's biggest threat? Take a guess. » Correcting NOM's fallacious fear graphic » Gee, Bryan, can't understand why federal courts are rejecting you gay = incest view » Former NOM sr. associate admits shift: Moving away from intellectual arguments, focusing on spiritual » Prop 8 defense attorney now planning lesbian daughter's wedding  

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

10/28/2010

Some honey for Sharron Angle's wedding, even as she douses ours with vinegar

by Jeremy Hooper

Sharron Angle's 1970 wedding sounds lovely:

201010280944

Genuinely. Sharron looks pretty. Her groom, handsome. The antique satin gown was surely resplendent. And a honeymoon trip around Tahoe and California of the early 1970s? That's fun.

Unfortunately, 2010 Sharron doesn't feel the same way about my legal marriage:

"I confess that we are a nation who has killed our children. I confess that we are a nation who has walked away from the family and allowed divorce even among our ranks. We have walked away from the biblical definition of marriage; one man, one woman, the two become one flesh," Angle said. "We as a nation have been walking away from our constitutional freedom and relying on government instead to take care of the widow and the orphan...we're saying 'well, the government we have all these programs now, aid for families with dependent children and medicare and social security."
Sharron Angle Laments 'Wicked Ways' Of Social Programs, Divorce, Gay Marriage (AUDIO) [HuffPo]

Oh yea, Sharron? Well okay, fine: Your bridesmaids dresses sound kind of lacking. There, I said it. Green organza gowns with green picture hats accompanied by a bouquet of salmon gladoli and fern? Sounds drab. Boring. Yuck. ::Harumph!::

Oh, don't listen. I'm just kidding, S.A. The dresses sound fine, perfectly complimenting your own gown. It's just that your words wound so much, S Dog. Here in a world where we're trying to help gay kids, it's sad to hear of another potential U.S. Senator who wishes to push outdated, offensive biases into the national discussion. Those cut right to the core. So you'll have to forgive my catty comments about your bridesmaid choices -- they're born not out of true style assessment, but rather staunch self-protection against dangerous discourse that cruelly undermines millions of American families! Families like mine.

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


Your thoughts

comments powered by Disqus

G-A-Y Comments Policy


 
Related Posts with Thumbnails