Can the left spell hypocrisy? I don’t know, but they sure are good at practicing it.
As the Executive Director of the Idaho Values Alliance, I received approximately five dozen emails and phone calls from homosexuals and gay sympathizers from all over the country yesterday afternoon and evening. The one thing they all shared in common was an unseemly glee over the senator’s apparent fall from grace.
Not one expressed compassion for the senator, or for the toll this incident must be taking on his family. To have such utter disregard for the anguish involved in this circumstance, from the very people who pride themselves on their compassion, is both revealing and disappointing. Perhaps they are not the paragons of tolerance they imagine themselves to be.
Perhaps. Social conservatives merely want to protect the family. That’s a good thing. The left just loves to “out” conservative sinners and relish the suffering that sin causes those affected by it. That’s a bad thing.
In case they haven’t figured it out, it’s the hypocrisy, stupid.
Senator Larry Craig has done a fine job defending the family, but it appears his private life did not live up to the high standards we in the conservative movement have set. He should probably resign and let the Governor of Idaho choose his replacement. His work is done.
Update: Larry Craig endorsed Mitt Romney. Why am I not surprised?
Update 2: Unlike Romney, who scrubbed all references to Craig from his website, Sam Brownback wants to know more before passing judgement. Sam Brownback is a good Christian who practices what he preaches.