The Bryan Fischer Award is given to those with an incredibly lack of self-awareness and irony, constantly projecting their own most obvious traits onto others. Peter LaBarbera, one of the most virulent and appalling bigots in the country not named Fred Phelps, clearly earned that award in a conversation with equally bigoted nutball Ken Hutcherson:
LaBarbera: You can tell what Piers Morgan’s religion is and one of the sacraments is homosexuality, I mean he is obsessed.
Wow. No one is more obsessed with homosexuality than Peter LaBarbera. He thinks about gay sex more than gay people think about gay sex. He’s devoted his entire life to demonizing them and justifying discrimination against them.
Hutcherson brought his personal crazy to the conversation too:
Kirkwood: Rick Warren went on to say how many millions of dollars he’s given to the cause of HIV/AIDS and how he’s worked closely with gay organizations on that. My comment on that is you could give millions of dollars for that cause without having to be unequally yoked and be in fellowship with darkness, without having to work with organizations that openly boast about their sexual perversion.
Hutcherson: There are so many organizations out there, Exodus International, I don’t know if they are continuing to hold on to their strong point but he could’ve given millions of dollars at the time to Exodus International.
LaBarbera: Well we wouldn’t support that now because they are starting to slide. John makes a good point, even a lot of AIDS groups, it’s like the point of faith, it’s not really faith of course, is pro-homosexuality.
Kirkwood: I think he was trying to establish his street cred with homosexuals because then he came out and said, ‘I have many, many homosexual friends.’ Marc Lamont Hill said, ‘I get the love part about AIDS but what about this’?
Hutcherson: I think the correct statement would be one that we make: we’re friends with many, many ex-homosexuals. That should be the statement because homosexuals are not going to stay around me if they don’t want to change.
No, you aren’t friends with many, many ex-homosexuals. There is no such thing. Your ex-gay friends are as imaginary as your god.