Thursday, November 02, 2006

Yawn, another day, another right wing scandal

Is it me, or does it seem that all the most vehemenent GOP gay-bashers are closeted homosexuals?

Poor GOP still can't catch a break.

On a day which they'd clearly planned the news cycle around Alberto Gonzales latest dragnet, the Haggard story breaks.

It's too bad that the stories on the end of the world's fisheries as well as the kidnapped GI in Iraq will also get overwhelmed as well.

On the bright side, I guess this is the end of the Kerry foot-in-mouth episode.


Lance Mannion said...

Don't know if it's all of 'em, but it makes sense that a lot of them would be. If a guy's been raised to think that homosexuality is a terrible sin and that all sin comes from the outside---the Devil made me do it means that outside temptations corrupted me, I'm not responsible for my own sins---then if that guy discovers homosexual urges in himself he's just going to think that they're the devil's fault, the devil being out of the closet gays who are putting these thoughts in his head. What better way to prove to yourself you're not a sinner than to go after the cause of your sin?

Citizen Kang said...


I suppose the situation is, in a way, statistical.

That is, in any decently large sample size a certain percentage of that sample is going to be gay.

If the group being sampled is one that believes homosexuality is a sin, then that portion of people within that group who are gay will simply believe themselves sinners at heart.

By railing against the homosexual scourge they are pretending a (perceived) virtue, though they have it not.