“You beat a woman and drag her down a flight of stairs, pulling her hair out by the roots? You’re the fourth guy taken in the NFL draft. You kill people while driving drunk? That guy’s welcome. Players caught in hotel rooms with illegal drugs and prostitutes? We know they’re welcome. Players accused of rape and pay the woman to go away? You lie to police, trying to cover up a murder? We’re comfortable with that. You love another man? Well, now you’ve gone too far!”—Sports anchor Dale Hansen forABC local affiliate WFAA in Dallas. Whoa. (via gaywrites)
“Providing our kids with world-class public schools is both a moral and constitutional obligation – no matter where they live in our great state. Johnson County or Johnson City.”—Paul Davis, a Kansas state representative (D-Lawrence) after the state supreme court said that schools have not been adequately funding over the last few years. (via tauycreek)
Huh. Unapologetic intolerance on a single, pet issue without any consideration of other perspectives that arise from cultural differences, health issues, and/or economic realities, and has generally a myopic view of anything that doesn’t fall directly inside their hyper-focused bubble of privilege?