Yes, it’s time once again to give Bryan Fischer the award named after him, which is given to those who display a breathtaking lack of self-awareness. And here’s yet another example of his completely incoherent and contradictory position on the First Amendment. Here he is talking about the fire chief in Atlanta being fired for writing an anti-gay book:
Glenn Beck is going to have to build a new room in his heavily-armed compound for all these Bryan Fischer Awards. The award is given to those who show a breathtaking lack of self-awareness, projecting their own worst attributes on to their opponents. And this one is a good one:
Bryan Fischer, always eager to spout off on issues he knows absolutely nothing about, told his listeners this week that Ferguson, MO police officer Darren Wilson cannot be charged under federal law because the Constitution forbids double jeopardy. He’s wrong on every possible level.
President Obama has come out in favor of net neutrality, so naturally the right wing must come out against it (he really should come out in favor of breathing to see them all hold their breath until they turn blue). But like Ted Cruz, Bryan Fischer has absolutely no idea what net neutrality actually is:
Bryan Fischer has a long history of defending the slaughter of millions of Native Americans by the European settlers of the Americas and he’s done it again. And this time he justifies it by not only saying that they were immoral but that the settlers were justified because God brought them here.
The Bryan Fischer Award is given to those who display a staggering lack of self-awareness, accusing their opponents of committing their own worst sins. Deranged bigot Scott Lively surely deserves one for claiming that an HRC report that points out his own vile positions against gay people is trying to make people kill him.
The American Family Association seems to be having a bit of trouble deciding which side it’s on in the battle over forcing members of the military to swear an oath “so help me God.” Bryan Fischer, the “director of issues analysis” says that atheists should be banned from the military and all soldiers should be forced to swear such an oath. The group’s chief counsel, Patrick Vaughn, rightly points out that this is unconstitutional:
The Bryan Fischer Award is given to those who suffer from a breathtaking lack of self-awareness, accusing their opponents of their own worst sins. Today’s winner is Russia, which reacted to President Obama’s talk of possible air strikes against ISIS in Syria by declaring it a violation of international law.
Unless you live in a cave or just completely ignore sports, you probably know by now that Michael Sam was cut by the St. Louis Rams and did not make their final roster. Bryan Fischer falsely declares that the “entire NFL refuses to do business” with him (not true, he was signed by the Dallas Cowboys) and then babbles stupidly about discrimination.
The National Institutes of Health is doing a study on the question of why lesbians have higher rates of obesity and that triggered a brilliant idea in the fever swamp inside Bryan Fischer’s head. Michelle Obama wants to fight obesity, so she should start a campaign to get lesbians to become straight and then they won’t be obese anymore.
Bryan Fischer, always eager to put his bigotry and authoritarianism on display, has a column on the American Family Association website about the evils of diversity. Along the way he throws in some serious nonsense about American history and the influence of Protestant Christianity.
The Bryan Fischer Award is given to those who exhibit a staggering lack of self-awareness or who accuse their opponents of their own worst traits. I usually give these to other right wingers, but President Obama has definitely earned one for this incredible display of chutzpah in signing the bill to boost VA spending: