He’s Steele the GQ!

March 19, 2009 at 10:52 am Leave a comment

I know the new head of the Republican party will be voted out soon, but I’m starting to take a liking to him.  He really is trying… but he is trying to do the impossible.  And I don’t agree with everything he believes, which is why I’m not a Republican, but hell, not even the head of the Republican party believes in the core Republican values.

For example, what do the other “heads” have to say about marriage, the holiest institution our country must preserve?

Rush:  He loves marriage so much he’s already completed three marriages… if only this was like a video game.

McCain:  Left his wife, who stayed loyal to him while he was a POW, after she got in an accident.

Palin:  Oldest daughter just ended engagement with baby’s daddy.

What does Steele have to say about the cause of the upcoming apocalypse (gay marriage)?

Let’s talk about gay marriage. What’s your position?
Well, my position is, hey, look, I have been, um, supportive of a lot of my friends who are gay in some of the core things that they believe are important to them. You know, the ability to be able to share in the information of your partner, to have the ability to—particularly in times of crisis—to manage their affairs and to help them through that as others—you know, as family members or others—would be able to do. I just draw the line at the gay marriage. And that’s not antigay, no. Heck no! It’s just that, you know, from my faith tradition and upbringing, I believe that marriage—that institution, the sanctity of it—is reserved for a man and a woman. That’s just my view. And I’m not gonna jump up and down and beat people upside the head about it, and tell gays that they’re wrong for wanting to aspire to that, and all of that craziness. That’s why I believe that the states should have an opportunity to address that issue.

So you think it’s a state issue?
Absolutely. Just as a general principle, I don’t like mucking around with the Constitution. I’m sorry, I just don’t. I think, you know, in a pluralistic, dynamic society as the one that we have, every five years you can have a constitutional convention about something, you know? I don’t think we should be, you know, dancing around and trying to amend it every time I’ve got a social issue or a political issue or a business issue that I want to get addressed. Having said that, I think that the states are the best laboratory, the best place for those decisions to be made, because they will then reflect the majority of the community in which the issue is raised. And that’s exactly what a republic is all about.

Do you think homosexuality is a choice?
Oh, no. I don’t think I’ve ever really subscribed to that view, that you can turn it on and off like a water tap. Um, you know, I think that there’s a whole lot that goes into the makeup of an individual that, uh, you just can’t simply say, oh, like, “Tomorrow morning I’m gonna stop being gay.” It’s like saying, “Tomorrow morning I’m gonna stop being black.”

So your feeling would be that people are born one way or another.
I mean, I think that’s the prevailing view at this point, and I know that there’s some out there who think that you can absolutely make that choice. And maybe some people have. I don’t know, I can’t say. Until we can give a definitive answer one way or the other, I think we should respect that.

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Michael Steele goes on to quicken the coming of the apocalypse with the other abomination, the murder of innocents (that aren’t Iraqis or other brown peoples in places like the Middle East, Latin America, Afghanistan, the Native Americans…)

Are you saying you think women have the right to choose abortion?
Yeah. I mean, again, I think that’s an individual choice.

You do?
Yeah. Absolutely.

This guy is not so bad.  I find it interesting that the two prominent non-white leaders of the Republican party, Steele and Jindal, both converted to Catholicism.  I’ll have to think some more about this in a future post.

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