Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login
Google

Bush is a Bigot

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Editorials & Other Articles Donate to DU
 
StlMo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-19-04 10:27 AM
Original message
Bush is a Bigot

Editorial: Anti-gay bigotry


An editorial
July 16, 2004

President Bush is a bigot.


That's tragic.

What's worse, however, is that he has chosen to insult Wisconsinites by expounding upon his bigotry in Wisconsin, which has a tradition of tolerance and common sense.

Bush identified himself as a bigot during this week's campaign swing through eastern Wisconsin, when he attempted to justify his support for the so-called "Federal Marriage Amendment" (FMA). The FMA would, for the first time since slavery days, use the Constitution to require discrimination against a group of Americans.

...

Gay and lesbians have been marrying in Canada for a year now, and in Massachusetts for several months. There has been no change in the stability of the "traditional" family anywhere that same-sex marriages have been allowed. Nor has there been any decrease in respect for the institution of marriage - marriages between heterosexuals have continued to be performed, without interruption or any problems.

...

http://www.madison.com/tct/opinion/editorial/index.php?...

Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
RodneyCK2 Donating Member (813 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-19-04 11:48 AM
Response to Original message
1. Great article...
thanks for posting. Finally, someone brave enough in the media to point out his bigotry.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
DU AdBot (1000+ posts) Click to send private message to this author Click to view 
this author's profile Click to add 
this author to your buddy list Click to add 
this author to your Ignore list Mon Dec 22nd 2014, 05:40 AM
Response to Original message
Advertisements [?]
 Top

Home » Discuss » Editorials & Other Articles Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002 DCScripts.com
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators


Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC