Jeffrey Kuhner, a columnist for the Moonie Times and a first class nutball, went on Janet Mefferd’s show and struck the persecution pose, claiming that the “gay gestapo” will make sure anyone who criticizes them will be “burnt at the stake” and have their careers destroyed. But first, they engaged in what passes for witty banter among the wingnuts:
Mefferd: I love this line, the left got so mad at you for saying this, you say, ‘the last thing Wisconsin needs is Barney Frank in a dress’ and I thought, who is that insulting, Barney Frank’s manhood? I’m not even sure. Aren’t they transgender-friendly, why are they mad about that?
Kuhner: He’s married now and I’ve issued a challenge to Barney Frank. I said, Barney, the purpose of marriage is to have children, now if you and your male husband or wife, I don’t know how to put this, your male partner, if one of you can get pregnant because now they’re in the honeymoon phase, they’re lovers, I said if one of you can get pregnant and you can pull off a miracle I will openly support gay marriage. So I am waiting for a miracle from Barney.
Mefferd: That’s very magnanimous, well good for you.
How terribly clever.
Kuhner: There’s nothing tolerant about it, there’s nothing inclusive about it, there’s nothing compassionate about it. They preach an intellectual, moral totalitarianism. Either you accept homosexuality or you are burnt at the stake, professionally your career will be finished, and they will do everything possible to destroy you. Well to me, that’s not America.
So unimaginative. The gay gestapo isn’t going to burn you at the stake, they’re going really old school — they’re gonna feed you to the lions. Isn’t it amusing how the same people who are still complaining that gay people aren’t thrown in jail for being gay are the ones crying persecution?