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Professional moron and hate monger Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council (a Southern Poverty Law Center hate group) and lamentably, a frequent news commentator, seized the sensational headlines about the President's secret service prostitute-visitation scandal to make it all about the gays yesterday.

Perkins was a guest on the Janet Mefferd right-wing talk radio program, where they discussed how awful both Obama and Romney were, and how they're losing ground on their jihad against the gays, even in the Republican party.  

Mefferd: You know one issue that I think has not gotten as much attention as it deserves to get is the homosexuality issue. A lot of people have talked about Mitt Romney and what he did with the gay marriage issue and so forth in Massachusetts, but even Politico and the New York Times have talked a lot about the increasing number of top Republicans who are donating to pro-gay causes, the extent to which the GOP doesn’t want to fight on this issue anymore. But we as Christians can’t stand stop fighting on this issue, Tony, so what do we do when we’re faced with a race where maybe we feel like the candidates are way too similar on this and both of them are wrong?

Perkins: Yeah, you know that’s a great point. Just for a moment step back and look at the implications of this, over the weekend we saw the news of the President’s Secret Service detail in Colombia and the issue of them hiring prostitutes and now the White House is outraged about that. Actually in a meeting this morning my staff asked, ‘why should the President be upset’? It was actually legal; it was legal there to do that, so why should we be upset? Well, the fact is we intuitively know it’s wrong, there’s a moral law against that.

The same is true for what the President has done to the military enforcing open homosexuality in our military. You can change the law but you can’t change the moral law that’s behind it. You can change the positive law, the law that is created by man, but you can’t change the moral law, it’s wrong. So what you have is you have a total breakdown and you can’t pick and choose. Morality is not a smorgasbord; you can’t pick what you want. I think you’re absolutely right, this is a fundamental issue going forward because if we say ‘let them do what we want,’ what’s next? You cannot maintain moral order if you are willing to allow a few things to slide.

So, if only we'd not repealed a discriminatory, unconstitutional law, hetero-men would be able to keep it in their pants? Perkins' point is that straight men's moral codes are so fragile they can only be maintained by bashing gay and lesbian people?

Right Wing Watch has the audio if you think I'm making it up.

It's always amazing to me the enormous lengths these haters will go to to trace everything bad that happens back to the gays.

Let's play a game! What awful thing happened to you that can only be the fault of the gays?

I'll start. My girlfriend's toddler lost her toenail in a minor accident this morning. (It'll grow back, I'm sure she'll be fine, mom however needs a drink.)

It can't be just a mere coincidence that her funny, gay uncle took her to the park on Sunday!

What bad thing happened to you, that is the clearly the fault of the gay people?

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