Conservatives both inside and outside of the National Football League are outraged that Michael Sam kissed his boyfriend after learning that he had completed one of his life-long goals — to be drafted into the NFL.
They are angry that President Barack Obama congratulated him:
Did Obama also call the 248 players drafted ahead of Michael Sam or is that just a gay privilege?
As Shapiro’s colleague at Truth Revolt, Caleb Howe, noted in the linked article, the real victims here are the homophobes the NFL’s actions have silenced: “This is the age of PC punishment,” Howe wrote. “Get on board, or get booted.”
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