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Monday, January 6, 2014

On Indoctrinating Via Parade

Posted by on Mon, Jan 6, 2014 at 4:46 PM

Hey look! National Organization for Marriage doofus Brian Brown is claiming the gay wedding featured in the Rose Bowl Parade was there to "indoctrinate kids" into supporting gay marriage.

Why stop there? What about the groups of marching cheerleaders, indoctrinating kids in the objectification of women? Or the various walkabout mascots indoctrinating kids into erotic furrydom? Or the countless parade attendees indoctrinating kids in the practice of eating an entire bag of cotton candy while sitting on a lawn chair by the side of the road?

Here's a tip: Don't leave your children's education to parades.

Hat tip: RightWingWatch.

 

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CBSeattle 1
Surprised that you'd think anything that guy had to say was worthy of a response. Does reacting to the idiot help or hurt him?
Posted by CBSeattle http://www.yousaidit.com on January 6, 2014 at 4:58 PM · Report this
Dougsf 2
There was that summer after my first Seafair that I experimented with pirating.
Posted by Dougsf on January 6, 2014 at 5:16 PM · Report this
thelyamhound 3
@1 - I think there is no posit so stupid that a statistically significant portion of the population won't take it as a statement of fact, and that at least some of those people might be just as easily swayed by a well-worded rebuttal.

We can quibble over whether this qualifies as a well-worded rebuttal, but to the question of whether one is warranted, I'd say, "Sure, if you've got the time."
Posted by thelyamhound http://thebayinghound.blogspot.com on January 6, 2014 at 5:25 PM · Report this
Sam Levine 4
If an * wedding in a parade isn't culture war, I don't know what is.
Posted by Sam Levine http://levinetech.net on January 6, 2014 at 5:55 PM · Report this
fletc3her 5
The doctrine in this case is freedom and equality for all of our citizens. Historically that has been celebrated in our civic parades.

It hardly counts as indoctrination though. Many different groups were represented in the parade, including I understand some heterosexuals.
Posted by fletc3her on January 6, 2014 at 6:06 PM · Report this
Knat 6
What about all the good-natured butt slapping that happens between players? And has he seen where the QB puts his hands on the center to receive the snap?
Posted by Knat on January 6, 2014 at 6:44 PM · Report this
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Clearly Mr. Brown is one televised gay relationship away from sucking a mile of dicks.
Posted by madcap on January 6, 2014 at 7:53 PM · Report this
Zebes 8
I demand I be able to spend school vouchers on privately organized parades. Anything less would be an abridgment of my religious freedom.
Posted by Zebes http://www.badrap.org/rescue/index.html on January 6, 2014 at 9:40 PM · Report this
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@4 If seeing a wedding in a parade can undo a lifetime of church attendance and Sunday school, what does that tell you?
Posted by Clayton on January 7, 2014 at 7:49 AM · Report this
dwightmoodyforgetsthings 10
@6- The Liberty University football team only uses the shotgun formation.
Posted by dwightmoodyforgetsthings http://www.reddit.com/r/spaceclop on January 7, 2014 at 11:59 AM · Report this

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