A Bigot’s Absurd Rationalizations

A Bigot’s Absurd Rationalizations March 19, 2012

GLAAD has launched what they’re calling the Commentator Accountability Project to document the rampant anti-gay bigotry among right-wing talk show hosts and pundits, and their targets are howling in outrage — and offering some amusingly idiotic rationalizations to excuse their conduct away. Kevin McCullough, for example, says that it is false to accuse him of saying that being gay kills people because he doesn’t believe anyone actually is gay.

They also said that ‘Kevin once said that gay couples both despise marriage and are seeking to destroy it.’ How is that not true? If homosexuals who want to engage in homosexual behavior therefore sexually couple just like themselves, if they are wanting to change the definition of marriage then they are wanting to destroy what current marriage is, that’s just a factual statement that I made. They don’t like the fact that men and women complete one another. They don’t like the fact that that union is so perfect that it sometimes brings children out of it, they don’t like the fact that that is the ability of what a natural marriage relationship brings. So I said they “despise,” they do, “they don’t like normal marriage and they’re seeking to destroy it,” yeah, “by redefining it,” that’s what they are seeking to do, they are seeking to undo what it’s always been. Yeah, I said that, I still believe it. It’s still true…

I don’t believe that you can be gay. I believe that people engage in homosexual behavior, and I believe that homosexual behaviors can end up killing you, and I think that homosexual behaviors when acted upon in the teenage years greatly increases the likelihood if you’re male that you will try to commit suicide. But that’s what the data says, that’s not what the Kevin McCullough says, that’s what the studies show, that’s what the secular humanist studies indicate about homosexual behavior. I don’t—they are grossly misrepresenting me—they are saying that I said that being gay kills people, no, because I don’t believe that people are gay, I think they behave in homosexual ways but I don’t buy that ‘gay’ is a state of being, I think it’s a series of choices.

I love that claim that marriage is “so perfect that it sometimes brings children out of it.” Really, Kevin? Because one-night stands also sometimes result in children. That makes one-night stands perfect, right? Or does your “reasoning” magically not mean the same thing when it doesn’t lead to the conclusions you prefer?

Even more amusingly, McCullough also claims that GLAAD is a tool of “the evil one” — and he means the devil, not Barack Obama.

I got to tell you, when you get targeted by the Enemy, and I mean the Evil One, I don’t mean human beings but I mean by His forces, it can be rather earthshaking and then it can be rather deliberatively motivating. And so I would ask friends as you have just heard, I just told you about this list that GLAAD has put out, Tim Wildmon, Bryan Fischer, both on the list, Kevin McCullough is on the list, Tony Perkins is on the list, David Barton, brother Don [Wildmon] is also listed, Gary Bauer, Tony Perkins, Jim Daly, the head of Focus on the Family, all on this list, about thirty people that have been targeted by the most radical of activists that are seeking to basically blackball our voice from being allowed to be put into the public arena…

Someone asked me before I went on the show today, what do you think their end goal in developing this list is? Is it just to get you blackballed off media? I said, no, they want me dead. They are not going to be happy until my voice goes dark.

Watch out, Kevin. I hear GLAAD just bought a fleet of black helicopters. You better put that tinfoil hat on real tight.

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