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Last Thursday, Bruce reported that, in his celebrated address to the Muslim world in Cairo, President Obama ignored the plight of gays living under Islam. Speculating that no national gay organizations would take the Democratic President to task for this failure, I offered to make a $25 contribution to any that did so by Monday (yesterday) morning.
Looks like I won’t have to contribute to any left-wing gay organization. None did.
These groups are so predictable. And this time, their apologists can’t say that this isn’t within the groups’ bailiwick as they (the apologists) do when we fault the gay groups for ignoring the plight of gays under Islam. Those apologists tell us that this is an international issue, not within their purview as advocates for gay rights within our borders. But, President Obama is an American leader.
The American President chose to address the Islamic world. Gays are being persecuted an executed, on a regular basis in many Islamic countries. The President ignored the plight.
They fail to praise a Republican former Vice President when he offers a more “progressive” view on gay marriage than does the Democrtic President of the United States. They fail to criticize that Democrat President when he ignores the plight of our fellows persecuted in Islamic lands.
While some gay activists clearly are not lickspittles, ready and wiling to take on even a Democratic President, it appears the leadership of the major gay and lesbian organizations are slavish supporters of Demorats, constantly bowing and kowtowing to their elected leaders. While that (R) after a politician’s name renders him immune from their praise, that (D) is like a “Get Out of Jail Free” card, rendering him immune from criticism.