Fox News contributor Sandy Rios says that America’s embrace of Ellen DeGeneres will bring “the complete eradication of the traditional family,” and warns that the campaign One Million Moms is aging against JC Penney for hiring DeGeneres as spokesperson should not be ignored. Curiously, Rios doesn’t exactly define what the traditional family is, and given she is a married woman with an especially active career and no children on record, we wonder exactly who else might be destroying the traditional family, which according to most conservatives includes one man (who works) and one mom (who doesn’t.)
“Openly lesbian, Ellen is ‘married’ to her partner Portia Rossi,” Rios writes in a post titled, “What’s not to like about Ellen?“ ”Militantly gay, DeGeneres has fought for homosexual rights including marriage and indoctrination in public schools.”
Rios says that her problem isn’t “Ellen’s winsome personality or her caring approach to her guests. It’s about the private choices she has publicly flaunted and the profound influence she has chiefly because of her charm and like ability.” (Emphasis ours.)
Apparently, those choices include actually being born a lesbian.
In an offensive act of journalistic malpractice, Rios writes,
Kevin Jennings, founder of GLSEN and former Obama Safe Schools Czar was the keynote speaker at a state-sponsored workshop on March 25, 2000, at Tufts University. Massachusetts Department of Education employees described to students as young as 12 the pleasures of homosexual sex. Here is part of the transcript:
“Fisting [forcing one's entire hand into another person's rectum or vagina] often gets a bad rap. [It's] an experience of letting somebody into your body that you want to be that close and intimate with … [and] to put you into an exploratory mode.”
in an attempt to continue the lie that Jennings was the one to deliver the “fisting” speech, and not giving any context to those words.
In fact, Rios offers seven bullet-pointed examples — only one of which offer any sources, or any substantiation — of how America’s embrace of Ellen DeGeneres is akin to what happens when “Soldiers freak out at the first sign of death, but [become] hardened by battle in due course.”
“We can adjust to almost anything, but it doesn’t make that ‘anything’ healthy, normal or right,” says Rios, who also offers other examples similar to America’s “adjusting” to Ellen:
Women adjust to men who beat them … young girls to fathers who rage in a drunken stupor. Patty Hearst accustomed herself to the views of her Symbionese Liberation Army Captors.
We have adjusted ourselves to the point of breaking on the issue of homosexuality. We have invited through media what would have been unthinkable ten years ago into our own homes daily. We have opened our doors to deviancy and adjusted ourselves to the dark, foul draft. We send our children off to be indoctrinated by teachers indoctrinated themselves with homosexual advocacy by the National Education Association and declare our schools “safe.” We laugh at gay characters in sit-coms, reality and talk shows and have become so desensitized; we can no longer distinguish from personal affection for them and disapproval of how they live.
And so it is with Ellen DeGeneres.
Who knew that Ellen’s secret plot was to choose a “lesbian lifestyle,” then parlay her new-found “deviancy” to work her way into the hearts, minds, and television sets of living rooms across America.
Apparently, Rios has seen into the mind of Ellen DeGeneres, who must go to bed each night with her “militant” and “openly lesbian” “wife” who says, ”Gee, Ellen, what do you want to do tonight?” To which Ellen apparently responds, “The same thing we do every night, Portia—try to take over the world!”
Hat-tip: Brian Tashman at Right Wing Watch
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