Friday, December 2, 2011

Michele Bachmann: Gay Men Can Marry Women

There's a line of argument that goes: "Gay people have the same rights as straight people. A gay man can marry a woman, a gay woman can marry a man. Everyone has the same rights." It's a dumb argument, and you can see that if you flip it around, and suggest a world where everyone can marry the same sex, but not the opposite. The straights would never go for it. Well, some of them might. Ahem.

Michele Bachmann, blissfully unaware? Or actually
clued into what her husband is. . .in to?Image from Raw Story
Which brings us to Michele Bachmann, who made the above (unoriginal) argument. Don't forget that Mrs. Bachmann and her husband, the fabulous "Dr." Marcus Bachmann run a little clinic in Minnesota. A clinic that has a decidedly evangelical Christian bent, and that occasionally--allegedly--tries to "pray away the gay." The irony is perfect. And it also explains Michele's argument completely. I mean, she oughtta know!


Bachmann: Gays ‘can marry a woman if they’re a man’

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachman says it’s fine for a gay man to get married — as long as it’s to a woman.

During a town hall event in Iowa Wednesday, Jane Schmidt, president of Waverly High School Gay-Straign Alliance, asked the candidate why same sex couples couldn’t get married.

“They can get married,” Bachmann explained. “They can marry a man if they’re a woman. Or they can marry a woman if they’re a man. . .”

Read more at: The Raw Story

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