John Nolte, a writer for Breitbart.com, projects a seemingly deliberate cluelessness in this post objecting to the fact that CNN correctly called the Family Research Council an anti-gay group. He says they’re not at all anti-gay, they’re just opposed to same-sex marriage. And it’s anti-Christian to call them anti-gay.
The anti-Christian CNN chose to cover Friday’s Values Voters Summit with a chyron that blasted the three-day gathering of social and religious conservatives activists as “anti-gay.” Unless there is something else going on I’m unaware of, CNN is smearing this organization as anti-gay based only on their opposition to same-sex marriage — a position President Obama held until last year
“Unless there is something else going on I’m unaware of” is spectacularly disingenuous. A 5 second Google search would puncture his professed ignorance. FRC leaders routinely call gay people pedophiles, have supported laws that put gay people in jail or even put them to death in other countries, threw a fit when the Supreme Court overturned such laws here, have explicitly called for recriminalization of homosexuality, and much more. But I don’t buy Nolte’s denials for a minute. There’s something else going on here and he damn well knows it. But lies are what his audience prefers to lies is what he will give them.