Jenner, Rubio, Cruz Shock Parochial Mainstream Media

From: breitbart.com,  by: John Nolte,  on: April 25, 2015,  see the article HERE.

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Our bubbled mainstream media got a serious crash-course in reality this week with the revelations that Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio don’t hate gays, and that Bruce Jenner, who is in the process of transitioning into a woman, remains a Christian Republican.

During a two-hour interview Friday night, Jenner said to a noticeably puzzled Diane Sawyer, “I’ve always been more on the conservative side.” Still in shock, Sawyer then asked if he’s a Republican. Jenner responded in the affirmative, ”Yeah. Is that a bad thing? I believe in the Constitution.” Jenner also said he was a Christian and not a Barack Obama fan.

The left-wing Huffington Post is even more confused than Ms. Sawyer. The Daily Caller’s Betsy Rothstein notes that HuffPo has saturated its site in overnight Jenner coverage without once managing to reveal his identity as a Christian Republican.

BRUCE-JENNER-800x430Newflash: Jenner didn’t get a brain transplant.

Earlier this same week, among others, The New York Times was flabbergasted to discover that Republican Senator Ted Cruz would love his daughters just as much if they were gay. Cruz was also the star of a political event this week hosted by two openly gay hoteliers. The Times was so startled by this Cruz felt compelled to issue a statement.

“It speaks volumes that the New York Times considers it newsworthy that a Republican who believes marriage is between a man and a woman would meet with people who hold a different view,” said Cruz.

Another Republican presidential hopeful, Florida Senator Marco Rubio, made all kinds of headlines when he said something that would not surprise anyone who has spent any amount of time with a conservative Christian — that he would attend a same sex wedding. Out here in the real world this is a dog-bites-man story. Nevertheless, our media considered it as newsworthy as the sinking of the Titanic.

The media’s ignorance when it comes to how conservatives and Christians view everything, including gays, is an obvious byproduct of bigotry, ignorance, and an insulated echo chamber.

I personally do not  know a single conservative Christian who hates homosexuals. Moreover, I don’t know any conservative Christian who takes issue with offering, through civil unions, committed same sex couples all the same rights married couples enjoy.

The last person to use the word “fag” in my presence was a liberal celebrity, and the look on my face made vocalizing my disapproval unnecessary.

Like most everyone else in America, legions of conservatives and Christians live and work, and dare I say, coexist just fine with their openly gay friends, co-workers, and relatives. America has come a long way in a very short time when it comes to recognizing the humanity of homosexuals, and that is truly a wonderful thing. And long overdue.

Where we disagree is on the political issue of same sex marriage, and despite what the media believes, holding the same opinion on gay marriage that Barack Obama did two years ago, and Hillary Clinton did 2 minutes ago, does not make one a Nazi.

Moreover, I personally don’t know of any Christian or conservative who doesn’t fully grasp the Biblical notion that sin is a verb, not a person. Like sex outside of marriage or lying, homosexuality is a sin, being gay is not. We are all sinners, and we are all children of God.

The mainstream media is positively drunk on its own sanctimonious ideas of diversity, inclusion and tolerance of different cultures and ideas. And yet this same mainstream media regularly displays a stunning ignorance when it comes to understanding a political and religious culture held by something like, oh, 100 million Americans.

This ignorance breeds hate, which in turn breeds a bigotry that includes a wildly unfair stereotyping that regularly finds its way into news coverage.

For decades there was a same sex couple in my family. Together, they raised a wonderful son who is currently serving his country. Had they decided to marry, I would have been honored to attend and to bring the cake. Loving a gay family member and wanting to see him or her happy in no way contradicts or conflicts with my opposition to same sex marriage anymore than wanting the same happiness for my very liberal mother and sister.

Unlike the elite media, conservatives and Christians are the true liberals. We’re the ones able to separate one’s politics and identity from one’s humanity.

Bruce Jenner is about to discover that conservatives and Christians will be much more tolerant towards his transitioning than so-called progressives are of his political beliefs.

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The author says, “I personally do not  know a single conservative Christian who hates homosexuals. Moreover, I don’t know any conservative Christian who takes issue with offering, through civil unions, committed same sex couples all the same rights married couples enjoy.” I believe that statement to be true.

I believe that homosexuality is unnatural. I believe that men and women were designed the way we are to assure procreation, and that is the natural way, a man and a woman, a mother and a father. Whether you choose to believe that God made us that way, or that Mother Nature or evolution is the cause, it is inescapable that there is reason for our physical construction. I also believe that any attempt to equate two men or two women in a personal union to a man/woman marriage is wrong. As the author stated, I have no problem with civil unions having all of the rights that married couples enjoy, but they cannot be equal; they will never be equal.

Garnet92

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6 Responses to Jenner, Rubio, Cruz Shock Parochial Mainstream Media

  1. Kathy says:

    Just because a ‘100 million people support a political and religious culture’ doesn’t make it right and I don’t understand why the author would call it that, when it’s a sexually deviant cult.

    His statement that ‘homosexuality is a sin, being gay is not’ doesn’t make any sense either. They’re one and the same so changing the verbiage doesn’t change the sin.

    I agree, it’s unnatural, but I don’t really care what they do in private. What I do care about is them trying to shove it down our throats and vilifying people who disagree with their lifestyle to the point of costing business owners their livelihoods. They can take their gay pride parades, etc and put ’em you know where.

    What Rubio & Cruz did and said is along the lines of hate the sin, love the sinner, but it doesn’t necessarily say they support the lifestyle.

    As for Jenner and his ‘brave struggle’ – I’m sick of seeing it splashed everywhere when there are so many more important issues. If he were truly brave, he’d pray & get counseling to help him adjust and accept his body as God made it. He made Jenner a gold medal decathlon winner, for crying out loud, and God doesn’t make mistakes.

    • vonMesser says:

      Kathy, you state: His statement that ‘homosexuality is a sin, being gay is not’ doesn’t make any sense either. They’re one and the same so changing the verbiage doesn’t change the sin.

      I can see a bit of a difference. I think he’s saying it poorly (something conservatives are real good at). I believe he’s trying to say “Feeling sexually attracted to a person of the same sex is not a sin. Acting out that sexual attraction is a sin.”

  2. tannngl says:

    “The media’s ignorance when it comes to how conservatives and Christians view everything, including gays, is an obvious byproduct of bigotry, ignorance, and an insulated echo chamber.”

    It’s their own bias against conservatives and Christians that shows here. That’s their insulated echo chamber. Wonder if they’ve ever talked with Christian conservatives?

    Great post, Garnet. Love events like these.

  3. Buck says:

    I see it as small cracks starting in the foundations of both the Cruz and Rubio campaign runs.
    If they are going to kow tow to a small, loudmouth 1% for favor and approval how are they going to react when the real SHTF?

  4. Hardnox says:

    The expression on Rubio’s face was exactly as mine when I heard the news. 🙂

    Funny how the left freaked out about Jenner being a Conservative Christian and a Conservative.

    This is what happens to anyone spending too much time with the Kardashians. Your winky will shrink and fall off. Let that be a warning to the lemmings out there.