Several readers have e-mailed me a link to a video produced by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) on Sarah Palin. That HRC produced it calls into question its objectivity.
The video provides no information about Sarah Palin’s attitudes to gays, no evidence of any anti-gay animus. it merely includes interviews of people who don’t like her, one of them sporting an Obama button. They note that her church supported “reparative therapy” and suggest that she too supports it merely due to her church membership.
In reflecting on this video, I wonder why if these gay activists get so upset about Sarah Palin because she belongs to a church which promotes a ex-gay conference, they’re not upset about Barack Obama belonging to a church whose pastor associated with some very unsavory characters, some of whom had some pretty harsh anti-gay attitudes.
Not just that. Palin may belong to a church which promotes an ex-gay ministry, but Obama campaigned with an ex-gay minister.
If HRC were truly interested in exploring the records of the various candidates on gay issues, rather than advocating for Democratic candidates and maligning Republican ones, it would explore Obama’s associations as more honest and honorable liberals have done. At least as much time as they did talking to gay Obama supporters in Alaska about Sarah Palin’s record.