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D’Souza: Gay Rights are Anti-Colonialist. Or Something.

D’Souza: Gay Rights are Anti-Colonialist. Or Something. October 23, 2012

From our buddy Dinesh D’Souza, who took part in a conference call for Rick Scarborough’s 40 Days to Save America, his semi-annual crusade to get people to send money. He delivered his usual bullshit about Obama’s alleged anti-colonialist views (as though that would be a bad thing), with a new twist: Obama is in favor of equal rights for gays because of that anti-colonialism:

Why is Obama on the social issues — and I’m thinking here of abortion, I’m thinking here of gay marriage — why is Obama so aggressive in attacking the traditional values agenda? I think the reason for it is because when Obama thinks about colonialism, about the British and the French who went abroad to conquer other countries, or earlier the Spanish and the Portuguese, I come from a part of India that was a Portuguese colony at one time, I think for Obama colonialism is identified not just with the soldiers but also with the missionaries. Remember it’s the missionaries that went alongside the conquerors, the conquistadors, came to the Americas and worked on converting the Indians and later missionaries went to China, India and Japan. So I think this is the problem, Obama doesn’t like traditional Christianity because he identifies it with colonialism. Obama’s own Christianity is more of a Third World liberation theology, a very different kind of Jeremiah Wright type philosophy, summarized in the idea that America is the rogue nation in the world.

And then this:

Ultimately there’s a political divide in this country but underneath that is a moral divide, and underneath that is a spiritual divide. I think that the deepest problems facing America and the West in the end are not political, they are spiritual. This is why it makes sense even as we debate policy issues, even as we debate moral issues, to turn to the maker of the universe, this maker of the universe that isn’t just an absentee God like Obama’s dad, a kind of absentee father who got things going and then took off but a God who cares about each one of us and certainly about our country.

Yes, God cares about each one of us. Except gay people; they’re icky. And those people killed when America goes to war. To hell with them (literally, since they’re usually non-Christians).

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