Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Hate group promising to 'monitor' DADT repeal

As I noted yesterday, several folks on the right aren't happy with yesterday's repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell.

But now, the SPLC-designated hate group, the Family Research Council, has weighed in with a nonsensical scathing attack on President Obama and an ugly promise to "monitor" the effects of DADT:

FRC will continue to monitor the consequences of this reversal of 236 years of American military policy, limit the damage--and demand that the Defense Department do the same. Expect to see celebrations from homosexual groups and fawning stories in the media about how "the sky has not fallen." That's only because there will be no press releases from the new victims of sexual harassment or assault, the soldiers exposed to HIV-tainted blood, the thousands of servicemembers who choose not to reenlist rather than forfeit their freedom of speech and religion, and the untold number of citizens who choose never to join the military. It's clear this President is more interested in appeasing sexual revolutionaries than in fighting America's enemies. 

Knowing FRC's history, the organization's definition of "monitoring" will probably mean passing along inaccurate anecdotes about gay soldiers allegedly "harassing" heterosexuals or gay soldiers allegedly "harassing" chaplains, etc.

Case in point seen here is FRC's resident phony researcher and spokesperson, Peter (gays should be deported out of the United States and 'homosexual behavior' should be made illegal) Sprigg in a one-sided interview with Pat Robertson's 700 Club:




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1 comment:

JesterKatz said...

"...passing along inaccurate anecdotes about gay soldiers allegedly 'harassing' heterosexuals or gay soldiers allegedly 'harassing' chaplains, etc."

Oh I can imagine them doing worse, say having some equipment break down or missing, either because of an honest mistake, or a homophobe service member causing trouble. And of course blame the gays.
Or, as a privilege a Good Christin™ group like FRC is allowed, can say that their God caused a "supernatural" effect, like bad weather, to disapprove of gays in America's military.

Perhaps what would be the most damning of all this, is that all this unfortunate circumstances would not only be rare, but would have more or less typically happened even during DADT's time, and those minor bits of imperfection is all that is needed to prove that gays serving openly in the military is a bad thing.