Mainstream media’s finally picking up on what we already knew: Surgeon General nominee Dr. James Holsinger‘s a homo-hater. As we’ve reported, Holsinger advocates so-called ex-gay therapy.
Not only does Holsinger work for the United Methodist Church, he founded the Hope Springs Church, which holds the traditional family in high regard. Above you’ll see CNN’s coverage of Holsinger’s queer nomination, including a few words from The Gay and Lesbian Task Force’s leader, Matt Foreman. You’ll also hear the White House’s statement on the matter:
On numerous occasions, [Holsinger] has taken up the banner for underprivileged populations and he will continue to be a strong advocate for these groups and all Americans.
The White House, of course, has never quite understood the meaning of “underprivileged” or, really, “American”.