RECENT  POSTS:  » Joseph Farah still clueless about nondiscrimination law » Hobby Lobby president to join extremely anti-gay activists at 'Star Spangled' event » FRC's Sprigg admits his side put up 'weak defense' in 7th Circuit » Photo: The latest totally convincing, in no way silly attempt at a meme from anti-gay Ruth Institute » AFA's Fischer: Time for Christians to 'get up in somebody's grill' like Jesus would » GLAAD: The World Congress of Families sparks protests in Australia. Let's examine why. » GLAAD: NOM cofounder: 'Hard to see... the logical stopping place' between gay-affirming, murder-affirming Christians » 'Nonpartisan' NOM's entrenched Republicanism again showing » GLAAD: His other tactics failing, NOM president turns to anti-trans fear-mongering » AFA's Bryan Fischer: Diversity is 'most sinister and dangerous lie'  

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

12/15/2010

Dear Oliver North:

by Jeremy Hooper

If you're going to smugly accuse military leaders and members of Congress of not reading a certain document, it's probably best if you yourself don't completely misquote said document.

This brief snippet comes from WorldNetDaily Radio -- host Greg Carombos, guest Ollie North:

( click to play audio clip)
*AUDIO SOURCE: Oliver North Interview [WND Radio]

Only problem for Ollie, besides obvious homo-hostility? That those supposedly verbatim words are actually not in the report. At all. Even a little bit.

There are exactly six mentions of the phrase "consensual sodomy" in the Pentagon report, all of them dealing with a legal reality that is true regardless of whether or not DADT is repealed:

Screen Shot 2010-12-15 At 2.54.23 Pm
Screen Shot 2010-12-15 At 2.54.38 PmScreen Shot 2010-12-15 At 2.54.56 Pm
FULL REPORT [Defense.gov]

There's no recommendation to "legalize consensual sodomy on military bases," as if the military is pushing some sort of orgiastic agenda. Every mention is about the law post-Lawrence v. Texas, where such a push would not even be needed anyway. Because while social conservatives may hate it, it's simply a legal fact that our nation no longer criminalizes so-called sodomy. The Pentagon report notes this simple actuality because one would presume that facts are one thing these military leaders would not see fit to camouflage.

Seriously, Ollie: Have you really not learned your lesson about lying?

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