22 May 2014

"Newt" Gingrich: Gays' Are Intolerant

Newt Gingrich
American politician Newton Leroy "Newt" Gingrich is making his presence felt in the political scene and he has slowly gained more supporters after he bashed the discriminating behavior of gays.

The former 58th House Speaker-turned Presidential wannabe-turned Fox News personality, Gingrich thinks homophobic people deserve to freely express their anti-gay views without fear of discrimination the same way gay people think they deserve equal rights and freedom from discrimination based on their sexual orientation.

This is not really surprising since the bigotry of gay people has reached a point that they only want their voices to be heard and nothing else matters. Any expression against the gay lifestyle and the agenda has been labelled as 'discriminatory' even if it is obvious that those opinions were shared by the silent majority.

Gingrich explained this theory on CNN’s Crossfire during a discussion of former Giants running back Derrick LaRon Ward's personal tweets about how much it offended him to see Michael Sam kiss his boyfriend on ESPN after being drafted to the St. Louis Rams.

Ward is a former American football running back who last played for the Houston Texans of the National Football League. He was originally drafted by the New York Jets in the seventh round of the 2004 NFL Draft.

"You talk about how you want to be inclusive . . . That's repression, that's not inclusive," Gingrich said, referring to death threats Ward has received in response to his comments about the kiss.

When Jamal Anderson, a former football player and another guest on the show asked, "Is it repression to try to teach them to be understanding and open to people, especially when you talk about people they have not been exposed to?”

Gingrich replied, "Shouldn’t you also be teaching people who are gay to be open and understanding of people?"

Since leaving the House, Gingrich has remained active in public policy debates and worked as a political consultant. He founded and chaired several policy think tanks, including American Solutions for Winning the Future and the Center for Health Transformation.

Gingrich has also written or co-authored 27 books.