The director of issues analysis of a conservative fundamentalist Christian organization says that a CNN host kicked him off her program earlier this week because she is part of the “gay Gestapo.”
CNN host Carol Costello abruptly ended her Tuesday interview with the American Family Association’s (AFA) Bryan Fischer about an anti-bullying “Mix it Up” school event after he claimed that “homosexuality has the same risks associated with it as intravenous drug use.”
“That’s just not true,” Costello said, cutting him off. “I’m going to end this interview now, sir, because that’s just not true. Mr. Fisher, thanks for sharing your views, I guess.”
In a rant on his Thursday radio show, Fischer explained that he had been booted from CNN because he had “committed a crime of blasphemy against the god of gayness.”
“For instance, it is simply a true fact that homosexual behavior is immoral, it is unnatural and it is unhealthy. That is a simple straight-forward statement of fact,” the conservative radio host opined. “But for the gay Gestapo, they’re going to call that an insult.”
“Now, Carol Costello, she showed you what this looks like,” he continued. “Carol Costello, when I was on CNN, she showed you what the gay Gestapo looks like in action because she cut my water off just a soon as I started to talk about the health risks of homosexual behavior.”
“Carol Costello, the gay Gestapo — the Nazi’s in the gay Gestapo — they do not want to hear the truth about homosexual behavior because what they are about is promoting this lifestyle, not promoting diversity, but as I said, promoting perversity.”
Watch this video from AFA’s Focal Point via Right Wing Watch, broadcast Oct. 19, 2012.
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