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Constance, Ceara + Will Know First Hand How Obama’s Gay Failures Impact Real Lives

Constance McMillen (prom queen), Will Phillips (Pledge Of Allegiance critic), and Ceara Sturgis (yearbook photo challenger) are the young faces popping up with Robin McGehee in GetEQUAL’s new video telegram for President Obama and Democrats Inc. Namely, it goes like this: dropping in on a meeting with gay activists isn’t enough.

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6 Comments

  • Robert

    Robin has some parrots? This video makes me feel uncomfortable because I think it was completely scripted by GE. Maybe I’m wrong, but it seems like they’re exploiting children in an effort to raise money. The only part left out of the video is whether or not Robin bullied them into doing it.

  • Cam

    @Robert: said..

    “The only part left out of the video is whether or not Robin bullied them into doing it.”
    ___________________________________

    And right there ladies and gentlemen is why HRC’s donations are down by double digits.

    You take these kids, who, with almost no support were able to stand up to their entire schools inspite of attacks, bullying etc… and completely discounting them and their strength, just accuse them of being trained monkeys who will do whatever they are told. They became famous for NOT doing what they are told. If somebody could have gotten them to just go along with whatever they wanted we would have never heard of these kids.

    Shame on you.

  • Chitown Kev

    I don’t think that they were bullied into doing the video and I like the overall substance of the video but there’s just a way that children (especially a 12 year old) is supposed to refer to any adult or an authority figure, especially the President of the United States.

    I don’t care what their beef is, that SOUTHERN children would address an adult authority without using a title is just not good style and we know that in this society and in this political atmosphere style is liable to trump substance (and I like the substance).

  • Chitown Kev

    @Cam:

    “You take these kids, who, with almost no support were able to stand up to their entire schools inspite of attacks, bullying etc… and completely discounting them and their strength, just accuse them of being trained monkeys who will do whatever they are told. They became famous for NOT doing what they are told. If somebody could have gotten them to just go along with whatever they wanted we would have never heard of these kids.”

    Yes, this kids have been far more corageous then, say, HRC.

    And because of the stand that these kids have already taken, I’m not cringing at these kids addressing a political concern to the president; under ordinary circumstances, I am VERY leery when kids are used as political props.

    But…they are kids.

  • Real Meat

    Gay rights shouldn’t be about politics and kids and their families that are affected by anything anti-gay should be in the spotlight as much as possible or we will never grow out of the political game.

  • AndrewW

    It is unfortunate that Robin McGehee scripted these kids. That is self-serving and that is Robin McGehee.

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