Tuesday, October 25, 2011

left wing bullies

Chris Selley agrees with me that the behavior of of the left in this situation is classical bullying. Guess bullying is OK if it attacks people the left don't like. What a good example by the hateful dan savage and his leftist friends for children.

Chris Selley: Pettiness makes nothing better

Chris Selley Oct 25, 2011 – 6:00 AM ET | Last Updated: Oct 24, 2011 9:36 PM ET

The “It Gets Better” campaign, launched by American sex-advice columnist and gay-rights activist Dan Savage, promotes a brilliantly simple, practical message-cum-plea to young gay people: We understand adolescence is war, and we don’t know how to fix it. But you’ll be glad you suffered through it. Serenity, self-confidence and friends you can trust await.

Several Conservative MPs, including Cabinet ministers Vic Toews, John Baird and Rona Ambrose, appeared in an “It Gets Better” video released last week. It was dedicated to the memory of Jamie Hubley, an Ottawa teenager who knew exactly how much longer he was going to have to put up with his tormentors, and who chose to end his life. For their efforts, these MPs have been widely pilloried, because they belong to a party that — by Canadian standards — hasn’t championed gay rights.
Liberal MP Scott Brison sneered at the gesture in Question Period on Friday. Toronto Star columnist Tim Harper wrote that they “had to know they would face charges of hypocrisy.” Egale’s Helen Kennedy called it “vapid,” “late” and “a little disingenuous.” “You can’t do these [videos] if you’re not an out, gay person,” NDP MP Randall Garrison — who is simply incorrect — told Postmedia News.


Anonymous said...


I know, as do most Canadians know, that one of the participants is homosexual.

Guess that if one is conservative in any way, shape or form, one just can't get to be really, really, gay enough. That specific honour belongs exclusively to the left-leaning bigots and 'progressive' homophobes who walk among us.

Anonymous said...

Of course by associating themselves with this movement by Savage, who, as the Selley argument points out, is a vicious bully against Christians and conservatives, the Conservative participants of this campaign are also showing they are either ignorant of who started the campaign, or condone Savage and his views. It would make me think twice before I voted for any of the officials who appeared in this video. They could have done a video but not used the Savage inspired "It gets better" line. Much more of this while ignoring the base will make it harder for Steveo to get a second majority. I did not vote for NDP lite.