Sally Kern and her zombie anti-gay meme at OKC wingnut fest
Just when you thought the tired Oklahoma bigot State Rep. Sally Kern would be retired to the dustbin of anti-gay history (she was re-elected, no surprise, in what is sadly one of the reddest states in the union), she surfaces like a rotting bloated corpse, polluting the Character Conference Center in downtown OKC recently with news that she’s broken a blazing hot conspiracy wide open — she has located The Homosexual Agenda.
“Big Homo,” as Matt Barber calls us, has compiled its plan for world domination based on a 1990 book called “After the Ball,” by Marshall Kirk and Hunter Madsen and a book named after a musical adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s “Lady Windermere’s Fan.” The crowd at the John Birch Society-organized “Clouds Over America” ate it up. (OKGazette):
Among the items in the agenda, Kern said, was getting the public to view homosexuality as a matter of taste, like a preference for strawberry or vanilla ice cream. She quoted the text: “The masses should not be shocked and repelled by premature exposure to homosexual behavior itself.”
“You know,” Kern said. “I’ve done a lot of reading on this. I wish I could describe to you their behavior. I will not because I would be redder than this suit. It’s their behavior that we oppose.
“This theme of equality and freedom is the approach that the homosexuals are using today — totally perverting the true intention of what our Constitution meant. … The homosexuals get it — it’s a struggle between our religious freedoms and their right to do what they want to do.”
Around the banquet hall, Kern’s speech met with applause and calls of “Amen!” from a crowd stoked in a crucible of conspiracy and intrigue.
Kern called for a new “Great Awakening,” referring to a period of religious revivals from the 18th century considered precursor to the American Revolution.
“The solution is another Great Awakening, folks,” Kern said. “We need a spiritual revival, and that will only come if God’s people, especially you pastors, will stand in your pulpits and vocally preach the word of God and thus declare the Lord this sin, and preach it in love, only then does our nation have a chance of overcoming the scourge of AIDS, HIV and the devastating destruction that the homosexual lifestyle is bringing on your children and our grandchildren.”
H/t, Rebecca Armendariz.