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Obama Puts Token Gay In Low Place To Soothe Resentment

Yes, Barack Obama gave special honors to anti-gay extremist preacher Rick Warren. Yes, Obama opposes same-sex marriage. Yes, Obama has failed to keep his promises to undo the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy and the Defense of Marriage Act. Yet, Obama sent government lawyers to court to argue that gay sex is the moral equivalent of incest.

Oh, but don’t worry, lgbt America! President Obama is looking out for you!

Just today, Obama proved that he respects non-heterosexuals by nominating a token gay man to serve in a… well… a not very top post. Obama tapped David Huebner, who is gay and admits it, to be Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa.

This is a really groundbreaking move, and it totally makes up for Barack Obama’s ongoing support of anti-gay policies, because David Huebner would be not the first, not the second, but yes, the third openly gay man to obtain the title of Ambassador for the United States.

That’s the way to show us what change we can believe in looks like, Mr. Obama! Fired up! Ready to take a nap!

7 comments to Obama Puts Token Gay In Low Place To Soothe Resentment

  • qs

    Obama has General McChrystal, Gates chosen general, considering resigning with Petraeus possibly coming down on McChrystals side.
    Obama is treading lightly right with the military so that’s why he’s not doing Don’t Ask Don’t Tell.

  • Tom

    The war in Afghanistan is a big mistake from the Bush administration Obama supports, as well as now wanting to give Pakistan one and a half billion dollars (that we don’t have, but will print anyway) for the next 5 years, and let’s not forget about Iraq – the gift that keeps on giving.

    Failure to change the open-ended and vague military policy in the Middle East and his failure to curtail the financial industry with their wanton greed, open fraud, and careless bonuses continuing apace, combined with a failure to follow through with his “green jobs” promise will cause him to lose the next election and seats in the midterms next year -not to mention his sell-out to the insurance industry on health care, and not keeping his goon squad White House guards from roughing up someone’s grandma protesting his Afghanistan policy out front on PA Ave.

    Yeah, he’s doing a fine job (filling in for the third Bush term).

    • qs

      Code Pink is now supporting the mission in Afghanistan.

      The left is scared of a the Taliban taking over again.

      • Jim

        You made this contention a month ago, just like now without a single link. Then I showed you specific links by CodePink to demonstrations AGAINST the war in Afghanistan. Then you said “whoops.”

        So please, if you’re going to bring this up again, please link to a specific document proving that CodePink is doing what you’re saying it’s doing.

        Don’t drop the turd bomb twice, qs.

        • Jacob

          “CODEPINK is just back from Afghanistan, their experiences convinced them even further that sending 40,000 more US troops would be disastrous for Afghan women and children. Watch our newest video interview with Afghan MP Dr. Roshanak Wardak and sign the petition and stand in solidarity with Afghan women who say no to the surge! “

  • They call me ...Tim

    So…how that hope and change working out for you?

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