Skip to comments.The GOPís Complicity in the Spread of Gay Marriage
Posted on 03/25/2013 6:44:09 AM PDT by marshmallow
Proponents of gay marriage, as they eagerly anticipate the Supreme Courts examination of the issue next week, are chortling over recent polls that suggest the American publics resistance to it is fast eroding. They pointed this week to a Washington Post-ABC News poll in which 58 percent of Americans support gay marriage and 37 percent oppose it. This is an almost exact reversal from a decade ago, they say, when polls then showed 55 percent of Americans opposed gay marriage and 37 percent supported it.
Meanwhile, establishment Republicans, who have always been ambivalent about the issue, appear ready to wave the white flag. Quite literally, the opposition to gay marriage is dying off, claims columnist George Will. Columnist Michael Barone reports that at the Conservative Political Action Conference, a panel sponsored by the Competitive Enterprise Institute drew a large and approving crowd for a discussion labeled A Rainbow on the Right: Growing the Coalition, Bringing Tolerance Out of the Closet.
All of this holds great propaganda value for the Left, which always seeks to topple a taboo by emphasizing the inevitability of its elimination. The name of the game is to fool ordinary Americans into thinking that resistance is futile. Never mind that 30 states have managed to ban this inevitable change.
Yet it is true that the gay-marriage drive is picking up speed, even if that is overstated for propagandistic purposes. Why is this happening? Because of the intensity of the media and the Democrats? That is one reason. Another reason for it, which gets much less attention, is the weakness if not outright treachery of the Republicans.
The problem isnt just that Republicans lack the courage of their convictions on gay marriage. The problem is that they dont have any convictionsor hold the wrong ones. Recall that prominent Republicans....
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Their stance, on a variety of issues, is rather wide
I'm through with the RINOs. As I tried to explain to a RINO co-worker: "changing positions to agree with the dems in order to win elections makes the GOP no different than them".
I will never vote for a RINO again. Makes no difference if a RINO is elected in place of a dem. "Better the devil you know than one you don't". They can all go sodomize themselves.
Followed by the inevitability of every other civilization or empire that went down this road. (See tag line)
The GOP - like the Democrats - are as pro-marriage as they are pro-life.
When running for office, they’ll say and do anything to please those who can get them elected. Afterward, they’ll say and do anything to please those who keep them in office.
Too many have put their faith in the GOP to save the country. The fools have fallen for the good-cop-bad-cop scam.
The Founders were not so foolish. Rather than believe a single man, a group of men, or a political party could preserve a country, they put their confidence in (A) restraining the power that destroys liberty and (B) promoting the religion and morality which God uses to bless a nation.
99% of republicans in the Congress are so scare of getting labeled as homophobe, they sit back and take anything and everything thrown their way by the sodomite loving left-wing asses that are trying to destroy this country. No one speaks up. No one. No one on Faux News will speak out about it. Not O’Reilly, not Hannity, no one. Nobody. The only conservatives that will speak the truth about queer “marriage” and it’s negative, longterm effect on America are radio talk show host like Michael Savage and Mark Levin. The candy asses on TV are scared of being fired for speaking the truth and losing their 10 million dollars a year contract.
I also have noticed that talk radio doesn’t talk about this issue anymore.
Years ago, various talk show hosts freely talked about opposition to homosexual marriage, and the whole homosexual agenda. But in the past few years, this subject is not talked about at all. It’s as if the word went out from on high, that this subject is now taboo. It’s as if some conservatives have given in to the liberal mantra that any opposition or questioning of the homosexual agenda means one is “homophobic”, and the fear of being labeled as such creates fear in talk radio, and among politicians.
I’m not disagreeing with what’s been said about Repub politicians not having a spine, but I’m pretty sure I know why they think the handwritings on the wall on this one: Young voters and soon to be voters.
I have 2 kids in high school, and I can tell you that, even among the churchgoing kids being raised in conservative homes, it would be tough to find one that would support any differnce between gay and straight, whether you mean marriage or adoption or whatever.
The media has done an absolutely masterful job of portraying gay as great, and anyone who has moral issues as the next Klan.
They risk losing their Protestant base in seeking the Catholic and secular vote this way.