Michele Bachmann Gets Testy With Piers Morgan Over Anti-Gay Stance, Defends Kirk Cameron

Earlier today, we reported that a school district under Rep. Michele Bachmann’s purview came to a landmark settlement over the bullying of gay students.

We wish Piers might’ve addressed that question, but instead he stuck to general questions about Bachmann’s traditional views on marriage. After Bachmann got testy with him, calling him “rude” for calling out her “judgmental” beliefs on homosexuality, she finally addressed the question head-on.

“I would like to see the lack of demonization for those of us who stand on sincerely held religious beliefs,” said Bachmann. “It’s overdue. That’s where you see the demonization of people who stand on their beliefs.”

Earlier, she tried to deflect a question about Kirk Cameron, who called gay people “unnatural”:

You just brought up Kirk Cameron right now and his comments. He’s the one who is getting trashed right now… Honestly, I think I have had enough of the conversation. I think it’s time to move on. I think we have beaten this horse to death.

We guess she’s never going to change her mind on us sinful gays.

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  • dsp

    Every time I see this douchbag spew her venom, I fantasize that the interviewer will slap her in the face really really hard. Then I think Miss Marcass just bitched slapped her last night. Puts a smile on my face.

  • Isaac C

    What’s sad is that she’s right about the way people react.

  • Chuck

    How dare you call a bigot a bigot. Please replace Michele Bachmann with Marge Gunderson. Yer darn tootin’.

  • wc1

    Who. The. Fuck. Cares. about some washed up sitcom child actor.

    Pierce wasn’t getting attention so he calculated this bullshit.

  • Eric Auerbach

    @Isaac C: Wow. You must really, really, really hate the fact that you’re gay.

  • WTF

    Kirk Cameron is a has been.
    Michele Bachmann is washed up. Her husband is clearly gay, and it’s just a matter of time before he’s “caught in the act”.
    We are backpedalling by even giving them the time of day.

  • drewa24

    Michelle WTFuchman is genuinely SHOCKED that she’s being associated with others who share her Fred Flintstone world view of ‘dem QUEERS’,by golly. SHOCKED, and frankly it’s RUDE that the media try and make her responsible for obviously what is her bells-palsey talkin’! OH MICHELLE my bell, what are we gonna do ’bout all them Latinos now that were all done talkin’ ’bout them QUEER boys and that gay marriage malarky?

  • the crustybastard

    BACHMANN: “If anyone’s getting attacked, it’s those of us who believe in marriage between a man and a woman.”

    Yes, you are the ones who have lost your rights and are routinely physically assaulted for that.

    You’re the real victim here, naturally.

    BACHMANN: “I’m here as a member of Congress…I’m on the Intelligence Committee.”

    This is how a once-great nation dies.

  • robert in nyc

    She, like many in the GOP are nothing more than psychopathic liars and sociopaths. Demonization of people’s beliefs? Hmmm, excuse me Bachmann but that’s exactly what you do to LGBT people, demonize them, dehumanize them and denigrate them, damn hypocrite. I would love to seen the late Christopher Hitchens and renowned scientist and activist Professor Richard Dawkins go one on one with her on the subjects of beliefs and marriage equality. What a circus that would have been, exposing her for the ignoramous that she really is. Both would have wiped the floor with her.

  • axon

    “The Intelligence Committe”…?

  • Ty

    This woman is really misguided and is pandering to the wrong fanbase. Gay men adore strong opinionated women more than religious Republicans do. Had she ever played up the “fag hag” angle I believe more people would like her. All one needs to do is look at Hilary in 2008. Yes, she lost the ticket to Obama, but I remember seeing scores of anti-Obama gay men as a result because he “stole” something they felt belonged to “their diva” and it would almost be like someone did something to Gaga or Madonna or something.

    Bachmann is an attractive woman and I think she could’ve had Hilary’s sort of popularity if only she was bright enough to realize the demographic that would support her most is one she’s demonized.

  • Isaac C

    @Eric Auerbach: No, not at all. What makes you say that?

  • Curtis

    God I just want to punch her in the face.

  • Crysta Lynn

    She is right in one fact… We demonize them (granted thats what they are)

    All she needs is a pair of horns to go with her tail… (Oh, but not a pitchfork, cause she might poke her beady little eyes out)

    Michele Bachmann is a closet satanist! C’mon girl, get out of that closet. Its gotta be darn hot in there!

  • Ty

    Why is she so anti gay marriage when she herself is married to a gay male?

  • Curtis

    But seriously Michele, you may be tired of this battle for equality, because YOU already have equality! Why should she care about other people’s rights..? Everything is fine for her.. What a great public servant you are!

    “Oh I think we need to talk about the economy”.. Bullshit. Stop changing the subject and get your head out of the clouds you dumb bitch. In the real world, us real people, we actually CARE about civil rights.
    Get a clue.

  • Belize

    How can you “demonize” something that’s already “demonic” to begin with?

  • Belize

    @Curtis: Don’t. You might end up making her pretty.

  • Belize

    @the crustybastard: “I’m on the Intelligence Committee.”

    As a test subject which proves why an Intelligence Committee is needed?

  • Isaac C

    @Fawkes: The only thing pitiful is you thinking that I or any other gay has to go around wringing the necks of people that don’t approve of gays. It’s funny that I never defend homophobes, but I defend their right to their beliefs. But I guess to gay tyrants like you and what seems like most of the gay community, that is the same thing as defending homophobes. That is the way you “think.”

  • Curtis

    @Isaac C:
    Look dude, your not getting it..

    Straight people don’t need your support!
    WE do. your own tribe, for krist sakess

  • Your mother

    @Isaac C: I’m glad to see you haven’t forgotten what I told you all those times when you were growing up: “I’d rather have a dead son than a daffodil for a son.”

  • Fawkes

    @Isaac C: Who here is attacking someone’s right to their beliefs? Except for one or two nuts, everyone here attacks homophobes’ dumb beliefs, not their right to have those beliefs. But I guess all liberals want to do away with freedom of speech and thought, huh? You really are psychotic.

    And you’re calling me a “tyrant”? You’ve got some nerve, scumbag.

  • Oh, ok.

    @Curtis: You do know he’s a racist, homophobic, troll right?

  • Isaac C

    @Oh, ok.: You do know everyone knows you’re black and that you hate yourself because of it, right? Because you post about it every damn day, along with your “all white gays are racist” rants. And no one cares.

    @Fawkes: The whole point of what you’re doing is shaming people and their beliefs because they don’t agree with yours. The people you attack may very well be some of the most decent, kind, and genuine people out there, but because they don’t agree with one or more gay “rights,” or with gay people in general, you trash them and their whole lives and demonize them. With the way you think, you’d more than likely put a mass murderer on a pedestal if they dropped a few pro-gay lines and stroked your ego.

    I’m sorry but you’re the only one that’s psychotic.

    @Curtis: Tribe? Really?

  • Curtis

    Yes Tribe, really.

    And if cant even try to understand terminology that confuses or disagrees (with) you, then you really are too narrow minded to be helped.

  • Curtis

    You* can’t

  • Ty

    As a whole, I’m not offended by her comments as much as how much she misjudges her potential following.

    She reminds me of Anita Bryant in the 70’s… she complained her tour attendences dropped, and it was because those who went to her concerts prior to 1977 were the ones picketing her. Margaret Cho, Kristin Chenowith and Dolly Parton are three examples of gay icons who are also openly Christian and loving to the community. Bachmann forgets that sugar draws in more than salt. You’d think she would take a look at the popularity of someone like Lady Gaga amongst the gay community and want a part of that. March in a pride or two, say that God loves gays, treat the gay community the way they want to be treated and the woman would be beloved amongst gays. She needs to realize the reason why Anita Bryant’s career went into the toilet while Babs, Bette, Cher, Liza and others continue to have successful tours 50 years into their careers is because Anita spat on that fanbase that supported and loved her most. Bachmann is following in Anita’s footsteps.

  • Paul

    I read the BEST comment from someone named JTRogers1973 about this very subject today on

    When anyone who is against Gay Marriage is beaten, pistol whipped and left on a fence to die, i will believe her. When Any one who is against gay marriage is completely osteracized from their religious institutions, their employment opportunities, and health care, I will believe her. When anyone against gay marriage is neglected and beaten as a child for their views, I will believe her. Until then, this woman presumes too much and needs to reconsider what these poor victims are dealing with: Gay people have systematically been hunted and killed through psychotic and deplorable violence for a very long time. Get a clue.

    Drinks on me, JT if I ever bump into you.

  • Paul

    BTW…”I’m not here to judge”….HAHAHAHA…is she fucking kidding? What a fucking CUNT.

  • Ty


    those are words to live by. How can Bachmann cry foul when its her types who are still in power.

  • Oh, ok.

    @Isaac C: You try so hard to “win”, thanks for amusing me daily. It’s so obvious you don’t have a life at all. Laughing at you makes each day brighter.

  • WJoaquin

    I see the village idiot known as Isaac C is at it again. Whatever website he visits, he instantly lowers the average viewer IQ by 10 points.

    @Isaac C: Has the Klan renewed your membership yet?

  • lohen

    my brother thought kirk killed himself …..

  • Jakey

    Holy fuck, what is wrong with these people? Demonization? What do you think it is when someone tells you (falsely, because they clearly have no grasp on world history) that not treating you like shit will cause society to crumble? I am so tired of these delusional assholes.

  • Isaac C

    @Curtis: LOL, who says I need or want to be “helped?”

  • don risinger


  • Eric Auerbach

    @Isaac C: I don’t know about the “want,” but as for the “need,” my guess would be everyone who’s ever met you.

  • Fawkes

    @don risinger: You must be Isaac C’s boyfriend.

  • Heh

    She’s a narcissist, like so many other homophobes. It doesn’t matter whether the topic is victims of genocide, homophobic hate crimes, or whatnot, they always manage to pull the spotlight back on themselves and claim to be the REAL victims.

  • Lorenzo

    It sounds pretty simple to me. Your asshole is for taking a shit not putting in a dick. It’s un natural. It’s bad for civilization because it doesn’t pro create the species. Bachman was right. Marriage should be between a man and woman. That’s how nature made us.

  • WJoaquin

    @Lorenzo: lol

  • Curtis

    @Isaac C:
    You need help.
    It’s obvious.
    I wonder how many people it will take to tell you this before you realize you really do.

  • cwm

    @Lorenzo: It is simple. You (being an idiot) believe non-procreative sex is destroying civilization.

    Therefore, your gripe is with contraception. Or perhaps I should write “birth control,” in case that other word is too polysyllabic for you.

  • Curtis

    [email protected]don risinger:
    Deuteronomy 24:1-4 “When a man takes a wife and marries her, if then she finds no favor in his eyes because he has found some indecency in her, and he writes her a bill of divorce and puts it in her hand and sends her out of his house, and she departs out of his house, and if she goes and becomes another man’s wife, and the latter husband dislikes her and writes her a bill of divorce and puts it in her hand and sends her out of his house, or if the latter husband dies, who took her to be his wife, then her former husband, who sent her away, may not take her again to be his wife, after she has been defiled; for that is an abomination before the LORD, and you shall not bring guilt upon the land which the LORD your God gives you for an inheritance.”


  • Crysta Lynn

    @don risinger You are an abomination and shall be stoned to death…

    Your crimes:
    Wearing Mixed Cloths
    Getting a Non-Holy Haircut
    Eating Pork
    Touching a Woman during her Unclean period (Feel free to correct me on this one)
    Committing Adultery (Again, correct me if you couldn’t get laid to save your life…)
    Approaching the altar of the lord (Church) as a disabled person (Mentally disabled you are)

    Did I leave any out?

    God hates cherry pickers a LOT more than he supposedly hates gays. BTW, ALL of these laws (including the gay ban) were rescinded with Jesus, except the hate one, which you are still very guilty of, as well as worshiping a false god.

    Enjoy your firey afterlife :p

  • tomanymistakes

    While brief this was actually well written and accurately reported! More from Evan Mulvihill on queerty please.

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