Wednesday, September 07, 2011

NC GOP: "Pardon, Your Sexual Obsessions Are Showing"

Rob Schofield, this a.m., summing up the GOP's queerfear press conference in Raleigh yesterday and their push next week to get a special constitutional amendment on the ballot in 2012: any honest assessment, what really went on in the General Assembly yesterday and what, sadly, appears destined to happen next week, is but the latest in a long and desultory list of historical events in which American conservatives (and, indeed, backward-looking people all over the planet) have taken their own uninformed, troubled, and repressed obsession with sexual behavior and attempted to elevate it into some kind of divine command.

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