A lot of people took to social media to complain the Super Bowl Halftime show was an attempt to advance the gay agenda, or something.
The old saying goes, “When you’re a hammer, you think everything is a nail.” And when you’re anti-gay, apparently you think every thing with lots of colors is promoting homosexuality.Â
Sunday’s Super Bowl 50 Halftime show closed with BeyoncÃ©, Bruno Mars,Â Coldplay, and the entire stadium audience sending the message: “Believe in Love.”
â€” Coldplay (@coldplay) February 8, 2016
It was actually promoting Coldplay’s new album:
â€” Coldplay (@coldplay) February 6, 2016
But because the colors in the cards, as seen in this tweet Coldplay posted, might be considered “rainbow,” the anti-gay crowd on Twitter went nuts.
All the Halftime performance did was try to promote homosexuality.
â€” #JetIsBad (@Jetisbad) February 8, 2016
@IngrahamAngle the homosexual promoting halftime show is over at my house.
â€” S.Gatewood (@uspatriot72) February 8, 2016
Forgot the halftime show was changed to a gay rights movement
â€” Keegs (@Bryan_Keegs) February 8, 2016
Nothing against being gay, but can I please watch the Super Bowl half time show and not have to it be all about promoting homosexuality
â€” isabelle schneider (@schneisa000) February 8, 2016
Basically a homo pride celebration during halftime….. And that’s one reason our country has gone down
â€” CamVP(15-1)(2-0) (@Alpha_Dog_LM24) February 8, 2016
Soooo we’re gonna overlook the fact that the Super Bowl halftime performance sent out a CLEAR homosexuality message ðŸ¤”
â€” God’s Princess (@iMamazing_RENEE) February 8, 2016
Since when is the super bowl halftime show a gay pride festival
â€” #HillaryForPrison (@Kovacina_Matt65) February 8, 2016
So sad that Super Bowl halftime shows the last couple of years has really pushed homosexual agenda. God please forgive our nation.
â€” Mike Watts (@alabamawatts) February 8, 2016
Just because the super bowl is held near San Francisco doesn’t mean we need to make it a homosexual congregation
â€” Tyler Solomon (@TylerSolomon30) February 8, 2016
Super bowl 50 halftime show is emitting homosexual tendencies@CloydRivers what has America come to? Football is being destroyed.
â€” Tyler Solomon (@TylerSolomon30) February 8, 2016
I believe the message of that halftime show was “quickly, become a homosexual”
â€” Real Trent Flubbs (@RealTrentFlubbs) February 8, 2016
Rainbows In the halftime show..? What is this, homo central??
â€” casey (@casey_minter98) February 8, 2016
Halftime show was complete homo
â€” nolan cavanaugh (@cavnast) February 8, 2016
Homo halftime show, literally.. #MakeAmericaGreatAgain
â€” David Best (@RaySunYo) February 8, 2016
That was the GAYEST halftime show I’ve ever seen like straight up homo ðŸ˜’
â€” ,drippyD (@DJ_one0) February 8, 2016
You’re a homo if you liked that halftime show.
â€” seaquisha (@seansorrellsjr) February 8, 2016
Why do they have to support homosexuality during the halftime show??? #itsfootball
â€” Koyie Duft (@koyie_duft) February 8, 2016
Friendly Atheist’s Hemant MehtaÂ observesÂ the anti-gay “complaints come from the same people who are watching a game in which dozens of men jump on top of each other for hours before dancing and patting each other on the butt.”
Gay Star News’ Joe Morgan adds, “if the NFL were planning on promoting gay rights, actually drafting an openly gay football player and keeping him on a team would probably be a good start. Right, Michael Sam?”
Image via Coldplay/Twitter
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Embattled Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) addressed the Ohio Political Summit in Strongsville on Saturday.
NBC News correspondent Henry Gomez reported from the event, noting “a bunch of Senate and gov candidates have backed out of the event.”
Gomez reported Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO), “was supposed to speak at this event this afternoon but she’s nowhere to be found. Organizer won’t answer questions about if she’s still speaking and just pulled a candidate from a different congressional district on stage to fill the time.”
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“But Channel 2 investigative reporter Justin Gray pulled records showing that the Greenes are getting the tax break on two different homes in two different counties,” the network reported.
WSB-TV had a fascinating interaction when it called the controversial Republican’s office.
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MSNBC’s Chris Hayes interviewed Jose Pagliery on Friday about the report.
Exclusive: US Congressman Matt Gaetz snorted cocaine at a GOP fundraiser after-party… with an escort.
His donors footed the bill, because the hotel was a campaign expense.
The woman landed a taxpayer-funded job… where no one saw her work.https://t.co/uGIqQhALAj
— 𝙅𝙤𝙨𝙚 𝙋𝙖𝙜𝙡𝙞𝙚𝙧𝙮 (@Jose_Pagliery) May 14, 2021
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