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Bill O’Reilly Objects To The Michael Sam “Gay Thing,” Continues To Be An Awful Person

Bill O’Reilly’s journey to become the world’s worst human being took a pit stop in the Michael Sam department yesterday, as he couldn’t help but comment on the “dog and pony show” surrounding the out NFL hopeful’s pick by the St. Louis Rams.

Calling the fact that that Sam, if picked up by the team, will be the FIRST OUT GAY NFL PLAYER IN HISTORY “way overplayed and annoying,” O’Reilly demonstrates a very insidious and annoying kind of homophobia: the idea that bringing attention to Sam’s sexual orientation takes the focus off of his achievements.

Note to O’Reilly: Yes, we all hope that someday having an out gay player in major sports will be as innocuous as having a player who’s a person of color, but we are many years and many, many out gay players away from that becoming the norm.

So we’ll make a deal. We’ll continue to make a big annoying deal out of this and you can continue to be a horrible human being. We suspect that you won’t have a hard time keeping up your end of the bargain.

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16 Comments

  • Cam

    So in other words, he wants all gays to stay in the closet, in fact don’t let the world know you exist.

  • TinoTurner

    I truly, deeply believe that people like O’Reilly, Coulter, Beck…..are all just actors being paid to have these thoughts/ideas. They’re acting for their networks so they can sell advertising to the idiots of the this country.

  • toberlin

    I belive it is simply a mathematical thing that it was,it is and it will be important to bring attention to sexual minorities to give them a better standing in the society.I call that normal behaviour and every citizens duty.

  • lykeitiz

    It’s like he’s answering his own questions. If he believes it shouldn’t be a big deal, but that we are “many, many” gay players away from it being the norm, then how can he not see the need for the dog & pony show?

  • murphy0071

    O’Rielly is trying to cover his homosexual thoughts and feelings. He needs a night in a Gay house of prostitution to take out some of his frustration on his knees with his heels in the air. LOL!

  • murphy0071

    O’Rielly, like many homophobes, thinks more about homosexual behavior than the average homosexual. Wonder if using psychophysiological testing would tell us exactly what his underlying sexual orientation is. There are a lot of questions about these homophobes and research shows they react just like homosexuals to homo-erotic stimuli.

  • Mezaien

    With a name like O’Reilly, you can fool anyone! you must be D.E.K.C.U.F UP catholic, and Irish, WTF.

  • brianmovie

    Bill O’Reilly is just a bigget

  • gjg64

    Because the Irish or the Catholics NEVER used to get excited when one of their own advanced in the world.

  • robirob

    O’Reilly does not control the media. O’Reilly does not control the message. O’Reilly does not control me.

  • jckfmsincty

    O’Reilly is an hysterical fool. He might be a good contestant on “RuPaul’s Drag Race”.

  • DickieJohnson

    O’Reilly and that whole bunch of similar nitwit bigots, along with their audiences, hopefully, are racing toward extinction. When the last State ban on same-sex marriage is overturned, probably that of MS, there will be a great shriek, and their heads will explode simultaneously. Well, we can all hope so, anyway!

  • drivendervish

    This might be the first time I agree with O’Reilly but while I think there was nothing wrong with the kiss and celebration that should be the end of it. I do think that this is being blown way out of proportion and Michael will end up regretting it later.

  • Fvk847

    I’m gay and I agree with him…he’s gay..its way overplayed and it shouldn’t be an issue. Now let’s concentrate on real problems.

  • mujerado

    I wish people would stop pointing fingers and falling back on the old “He’s homophobic so he must be hiding his homosexuality” thing. I DON’T CARE if he might be a closet queen. I don’t care WHATEVER his reasons might be for saying what he says. IT DOESN’T MATTER. He’s being hateful and spreading ignorance. We need to hold him responsible for it, and not speculate on what makes him do it.

  • queerwhizkid

    @TinoTurner: Actually, Coulter is a faker… a friend of Bill Mahr and from a very liberal family, people like O’reailly and Beck, can’t make it in CNN world..so rightwing pays the bills. Beck is a big fake, he does not really believe wht he says

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