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Kluwe’s radio ad for equality

Timothy Kincaid

October 24th, 2012

Minnesota for Marriage Equality has a new ad, one sure to make you grin. They’ve decided to reach out to the audience of Rock, Classic Rock and Sports radio hoping to appeal to independent men.

The ad features Minnesota Viking punter Chris Kluwe and plays off his clever retort to New York congressman Emmett Burns, when Burns tried to get him in trouble with the Vikings over Kluwe’s Baltimore Raven Brendon Ayanbadejo’s public support for equality.

…I can assure you that gay people getting married will have zero effect on your life. They won’t come into your house and steal your children. They won’t magically turn you into a lustful cockmonster. They won’t even overthrow the government in an orgy of hedonistic debauchery because all of a sudden they have the same legal rights as the other 90 percent of our population—rights like Social Security benefits, child care tax credits, Family and Medical Leave to take care of loved ones, and COBRA healthcare for spouses and children…

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Kluwe’s radio ad

[Oh, hell, I screwed this one up. Listen to it anyway.]



John Colgan
October 24th, 2012 | LINK

Good Lord Timothy! Do you even read your own blog? If you did, you’d know that Burns is a Delegate in Maryland, not New York and that he went after Brendon Ayanbadejo of the Balitimore Ravens for his pro-equality activities, not Kluwe of the Vikings!

October 24th, 2012 | LINK

Klewe is so very cool. Truly a fun guy with a great well said message.
Thx for posting this.

October 24th, 2012 | LINK

Minnesota for Marriage is the anti-gay group. Minnesotans United for all Families is the pro-gay group. The first paragraph made me really confused because of that mistake.

October 28th, 2012 | LINK

The text is still wrong. Burns is a member of the Maryland House, not the U.S. House. He’s a delegate, not a congressman.

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