tend to be the ones promulgating them - what can I say?
As a gay man that came to adulthood in the eighties, I've *seen* bigotry. And elitism. And the unreasoning fear and hatred that underlie them.
Whether it comes from the Falwell's and the Craswell's or the Kennedy's and Obama's, it's the same corpse-like rotting stench - "me and mine, and those *just like us* are special...and the rest of you are just not quite human because
A phenomena I have yet to explain to my satisfaction is that in the Libertarian & Conservative communities, tolerance and "so what? how is that relevant to our joint goals" is increasingly the response to gay folk in the mix...and the frenetic hatred and fear-mongering of Fred Phelps and the "Focus on Family" loons is ever more rejected...while at the same time, the obvious bigotry and hatred on the liberal left of all those that don't think precisely like them is clutched ever more closely to their breast - even to the point of advocating violence against law-abiding citizens.
Mr. Baird, if Arizona so frets you - move back to California, or perhaps to Illinois or Massachusetts. Or even the storied lands of Europe. Don't be the Ugly Californian that moves to another land or locale only to insist on it being a clone of what you left behind.
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