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Linda Harvey gets ABC coverage

Timothy Kincaid

September 14th, 2012

ABC News has dedicated an entire story to Linda Harvey and her “group” Mission:America. She’s made the big time. She may wish she hadn’t.

About the only thing that the crazies have going for them is that their audience is limited to those who agree with them anyway (and those of us who mock them). But when presented by a reporter who is neither an extremist nor a gay activist, their crazy rantings seem, well, crazy.

In her new guide on how to talk to kids about homosexuality, Harvey writes, “It’s not right to tell someone that being homosexual is okay. The person may be feeling sad because of being bullied, but never try to make him or [sic] feel better by saying “gay” is okay.”

Well who would do that anyway. They proper response to someone “feeling sad” because of being bullied is to scream, “You’re going to burn in hell, you filthy sinner!” Right?

And besides everyone knows, “from Asia to India”, that “being gay is wrong”.

Oh, Linda. Lovely, lovely Linda. You really have no idea just how hateful (and stupid) you come across to anyone who doesn’t live in your bubble, do you?

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JohnAGJ
September 14th, 2012 | LINK

“[F]rom Asia to India”? Ok, it’s been a… few years since I was in school but I seem to recall that India IS in Asia. Or has this changed since then? Hmm…

Priya Lynn
September 14th, 2012 | LINK

John, Linda doesn’t know if its Tuesday or October.

Regan DuCasse
September 15th, 2012 | LINK

LOL! Linda Harvey IS stupid if she doesn’t know THAT very simple geography lesson!

It cannot be emphasized enough people, and Ms. Harvey hated me for saying this on her Ruth blog and banned it: who has more credibility about Jews? A Jewish person, who has lived their lives as Jewish, knows the history or a non Jewish anti Semite?

Giving credence or an audience to the equivalent when discussing gay lives won’t inform anyone of the truth or what’s necessary.
Why consult George Wallace on the merits of blacks when discussing integration, but never give Dr. MLK or his advocates the credibility to speak on life UNDER discrimination?

I don’t see how giving the floor to the people who advocate discrimination and benefit from it, is as valid as those who have to live with it, who are damaged by it, and who fight it.

Eric in Oakland
September 15th, 2012 | LINK

I just read the ABC article. Some of Linda’s comments are even worse than what was quoted above.

Did she actually suggest that if a child is bullied about being overweight, the loving response would be to tell the child to eat less?!

John
September 16th, 2012 | LINK

Seems to me that telling another kid that being gay is not okay is simply another form of bullying.

codyj
September 18th, 2012 | LINK

ahh,gee, Linda, you’ve done your “3rd grade education” PROUD, and oh yeah, i jus LOVE those new curtains you put up in your trailer…what a WONDERFULL WAY to re-use old newspapers..gee, gal, your sooooo clever…

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