Friday, December 10, 2010

Will Being Gay in Uganda Lead to Execution or Imprisonment? X

Though I know that some readers of this blog are dismissive toward Rachel Maddow, because she is an avowed liberal, I will argue to the teeth that she does excellent work, and is fearless when she has conservatives on her show.  As far as I know, The Rachel Maddow Show is the only prime time news program that has dedicated consistent in-depth coverage of the "Kill the Gays" bill under consideration in Uganda.  So I was beyond pleased to see that that author of the Ugandan bill agreed to an interview with Maddow, and it is simultaneously enlightening and frightening.  Add to this the fact that there is a strong link to the American conservative religious community.  The following is the full interview that Maddow conducted with Ugandan MP David Bahati, just watch it and listen to what this man is actually saying (and remember that he has closet support from prominent American Christian conservatives).

1 comment:

Micheal Sisco said...

Free: Really? You are surprised that this crap in Uganda has the tacit support of the religious in the U.S.?

It's only surprising that the religious right in the U.S.-- owing a lot of its "philosophy" to the writings of R. J. Rushdoony and the like -- don't emulate Ugandan policy on gays.

Uganda -- and the religious right -- have a particularly insidious strain of the god virus ... this particular strain, it seems, feasts on brain tissue until all that's left is the urge to shout "amen," hallelujah," ... and of course, the late nite, closeted trysts with the male prostitute ...