Monday, November 15, 2010

Mr. Sulu Ges it Right...

...and calls out a homophobic douchebag.  With gay folk in my family, I tend to take this crap sorta seriously.

The backstory from Huffington Post a couple of weeks ago ( I know this isn't breaking news any more, but I just found the wonderful Mr. Sulu clip):

The Arkansas school board member whose homophobic rants on Facebook drew widespread condemnation announced he was resigning on Thursday's "AC360."

Anderson Cooper told viewers that Clint McCance, a member of the Midland School District board in Arkansas, contacted him to set up an interview after his anti-gay Facebook posts sparked a wave of outrage.

The posts, which emerged on Wednesday, were written in response to the "Wear Purple Day" that was launched to show solidarity with gay youth in the wake of a recent string of suicides. In one post, McCance protested the idea behind the initiative.

"They want me to wear purple because five queers committed suicide," he wrote. "The only way I'm wearing for them is if they all commit suicide. I can't believe the people of this world have gotten this stupid.

Steady as she goes, Mr. Sulu:

If the embedded YouTube won't play, here's the URL:

Now if our beloved and inspirational President could only show half the fire in his belly as Mr. Sulu and issue that Executive Order to drive a stake thru the heart of Don't Ask, Don't Tell before the Republicans take over the House.


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