Poor Maj. Jonathan C. Dowty — all this big gay news coming out (pun intended) and he can’t put his homophobic spin on it. I almost feel sorry for the little “Christian Fighter Pilot.” OK, no I don’t. I’m enjoying every minute of it!
My mental image of Maj. Dowty dying to write all about how Christians will be persecuted in a post-DOMA military:
Those who have been following the recent events regarding Maj. Dowty’s ‘now you see it, now you don’t‘ blog already know about this fine Christian Air Force officer not being allowed to post about the gays anymore. And, as I previously wrote, he has also had to remove all of his many previous anti-gay rants.
Apparently, however, Maj. Dowty just can’t resist the story of Army MSgt Nathan Sommers, the homophobic Army band member who’s been crying Christian persecution and claiming that the gays and liberals are out to get him. But the “Christian Fighter Pilot” has to write about the story without mentioning the “homosexuals,” resulting in something comparable to a game of “Taboo.”
In a post today titled “Soldier Threatened over Chick-FIL-A,” Maj. Dowty could only say things like MSgt Sommers “has apparently been targeted for his words or actions associated with ‘his conservative political and religious beliefs.’” He had to leave out all the juicy stuff about the persecution of the homophobic MSgt Sommers being because of the “homosexuals.” But, like in the game of “Taboo,” Maj. Dowty can use the name “Chick-FIL-A,” which is not a taboo word, to make his fellow players know that this is about the “homosexuals.”
To get the whole story of the terrible persecution that MSgt Sommers is facing for simply expressing his Christian beliefs — by tweeting things like: “Lordy, Lordy, it’s faggot Tuesday. The lefty loons and Obamabots are out in full force,” “In honor of DADT repeal, and Obama/Holder’s refusal to enforce DOMA act, I’m serving Chick-fil-A at my MSG promo reception for Army today,” and, to radio host Mark Levin, “@Marklevinshow ‘luv ya, Mark! Fellow Virginian & MSG, Army. Being promoted today, serving Chick-fil-A @ reception in honor of DADT repeal” — you have to click on the links in Maj. Dowty’s post, which go to articles from FOX News’s Todd Starnes, who, unlike Maj. Dowty, is allowed to attack the “homosexuals” to his homophobic heart’s content. Yes, Maj. Dowty must now express his homophobia vicariously through Starnes. No problem. What Maj. Dowty is no longer allowed to write himself will always be “reported at FoxNews,” where poor persecuted homophobes like MSgt Sommers will have “indicated” what Maj. Dowty isn’t allowed to indicate himself in his little game of “Taboo.”
Ironically, Maj. Dowty’s own tale of persecution is also indicated in both of the Todd Starnes articles he links to. Both of the articles include Starnes’ frequently used list of Christians being persecuted by the military, a list that includes: “One service member received a severe reprimand for expressing his faith’s religious position about homosexuality in a personal religious blog.”
Who knows? Maybe one of these days Starnes will write a whole article about Maj. Dowty’s plight and finally elevate the “Christian Fighter Pilot” from being a mere bullet point in his list to true martyr status!