GLAAD has done us the favor of collecting in one handy list the Murderers Row of homophobes on the Boy Scout ban. Meet the Extremists includes a rundown of some of our very favorite nutburgers. A sampling:
And let’s not forget Rick Perry, who looks to a slaveholder as the type of model the Scouts should emulate.
GLAAD’s goal is to get people to realize that the supporters of the ban aren’t motivated by love of the Scouts but by hatred of gays. In fact, none of these extremists has been known to hide their homophobia under a bushel basket. In fact, it’s a revenue-generating strategy.
History may be against them, but until the dollars dry up, they’ll keep the hatred flowing.