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Another Reason To Oppose Gay Marriage

Jim Burroway

March 4th, 2013

“Help keep straight couples from getting divorced and hating their children.”

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Sandhorse
March 4th, 2013 | LINK

The look on the little girls eyes while she gets hugged is pure gold!

Priceless…

Kathy
March 4th, 2013 | LINK

Once we overturn DOMA and my husband and I are forced to divorce and become gay, I hope Melissa Harris Perry will fall madly in love with me. I figure she’ll have to divorce and become a lesbian too, right?

chiMaxx
March 4th, 2013 | LINK

This is kinda dumb. It’s not funny or clever–rather pretty thunderingly obvious–and it’s not going to convince anyone on any side of the argument. Why this video has gotten ay traction today is a mystery to me. More Macklemore, less inane stuff like this.

San Diego Rob
March 4th, 2013 | LINK

At first watching it I thought it was real, then I started laughing towards the end.

Edwin
March 4th, 2013 | LINK

How dumb do these people think we are.
Even most of the straight people don’t
agree with these anti-gay nuts.

mikeksf
March 4th, 2013 | LINK

chiMaxx
Chill

Ben in Oakland
March 5th, 2013 | LINK

Edwin, I think you’re wrong about that. The 48% of heterosexuals who would vote against us don’t have any particular reasons for it, frequently. That’s why the phrase “defense of marriage” has power.

I think this video will reach some people.

chiMaxx
March 6th, 2013 | LINK

Mikeksf:

This video was thunderously dumb and dull, as obvious as a pimple on the forehead, as clunky as an old car. It got shared on numerous gay blogs, and it’s a complete mystery to me why.

Priya Lynn
March 6th, 2013 | LINK

I on the other hand thought it was great.

Jim Burroway
March 6th, 2013 | LINK

There are those for whom parody will always be a mystery.

chiMaxx
March 6th, 2013 | LINK

I love parody. But parody is subtle and seductive–it should leave you wondering for a moment: “Are they serious?

This is no Jon Swift http://jonswift.blogspot.com/ (RIP, Al Weisel) or Christwire. ” (cf: http://christwire.org/2012/07/avengers-2-film-will-force-homosexuality-on-children/ ; http://jonswift.blogspot.com/2009/03/rod-dreher-finds-subtle-nuances-in-mass.html ).

When the performances are this over-the-top to begin with, it’s just mockery: parody is impossible.

chiMaxx
March 6th, 2013 | LINK

Compare, for example, this classic from 2007: http://www.eveningservice.com/TakeMyHand

Priya Lynn
March 6th, 2013 | LINK

Lighten up Chimaxx.

chiMaxx
March 7th, 2013 | LINK

Why? How we deploy humor is as important as how we deploy our reasoned arguments.

Priya Lynn
March 7th, 2013 | LINK

Lighten up because there’s no harm in this humour. You think you can do better no one is stopping you.

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