Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Right wing doesn’t care about the abuse of gay kids

"The latest Republican right-wing attack on an Obama Administration official reveals just how vicious and uncaring these purveyors of traditional values really are."

Tommi Avicolli-Mecca writes:
After going after environmental advisor Van Jones and National Endowment for the Arts spokesperson Yosi Sargent, the homophobic Christian right is accusing Kevin Jennings, the head of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools, of condoning statutory rape and child molestation. The charges would be laughable, except that they’re being taken seriously by millions of viewers of that bastion of right-wing Christian advocacy journalism -- Fox News. READ MORE

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