Same-sex marriage equality is “one of the most radical ideas considered since child sacrifice” says World Net Daily founder, editor and CEO Joseph Farah. In an editorial, “S.E. Cupp’s No Conservative,” Farah calls out organizers of CPAC, the Conservative Political Action Conference, for inviting political pundit S.E. Cupp. Farah writes:
The Conservative Political Action Conference is for conservatives – not for people who seek to undermine the Judeo-Christian basis of Western civilization with one of the most radical ideas considered since child sacrifice.
Farah, one of America’s top birthers, notes:
This little brouhaha with Cupp comes at the same time dozens of Republicans – including top advisers to former President George W. Bush, four former governors and two members of Congress – have signed a legal brief arguing in favor of same-sex marriage.
The document will be submitted this week to the Supreme Court in support of a suit seeking to strike down Proposition 8, a California ballot initiative barring same-sex marriage, and all similar bans. The court will hear back-to-back arguments next month in that case and another pivotal gay-rights case that challenges the 1996 federal Defense of Marriage Act.
Who are these people?
Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida and Richard Hanna of New York
Stephen J. Hadley, a Bush national security adviser
Carlos Gutierrez, a commerce secretary to Bush
James B. Comey, a Bush Justice Department official
David A. Stockman, President Reagan’s disgraced first budget director
Deborah Pryce, a former member of the House Republican leadership from Ohio who is retired from Congress
What do all these people have in common?
They are not conservatives.
Neither is Cupp.
And neither is Farah.
It’s not conservative to provide shelter to hate groups, homophobes, and radical right wing religious nuts. That’s not what conservatism is about. I’m no conservative so I won’t deign to define it on these pages, but true conservatives are reasoned, responsible, respectful, and not the heads of hate groups.
Farah has given shelter and promoted leaders of radical certified hate groups, like Bradlee Dean, Pamela Geller, and Scott Lively. He’s given shelter and promoted Rick Santorum, Phyllis Schafly, Larry Klayman, and Dennis Prager, to name a few.
Marriage is actually a conservative institution. Extending marriage to same-sex couples is a conservative idea. Hating is not.
Image of Joseph Farah via WND
Hat tip: Right Wing Watch
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