GOProud Chairman gets better of MSNBC Host

This was a great segment and honestly I was proud to be in Barron’s corner. While I disagree with his lifestyle choices, I thought he did a great job defending both the Republican Party and the conservative movement against Cenk’s accusations – especially that the Republican Party ‘doesn’t like him’.

Rush has tried to make this point over and over, that conservatives are much more tolerant than are liberals. You remember how much flack Elton John got from the Left for singing at Rush’s wedding. It’s just par for the course with the Left and we’ve seen it over and over.

Look, as long as someone from GOProud is ok with me disagreeing with their lifestyle choices and perhaps even their gay agenda (if they have one), then I don’t have a problem going to CPAC. I’m certainly not going to try and humiliate them like Ryan Sorba from last year, but I’m not going to pass out pamphlets for them either. But if an organization wants to boycott, that’s ok too. I’m sympathetic to them but I’m not sure I agree with them.



Anyway, enjoy the segment:

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Novoxhouston
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Novoxhouston

…if by attempting to look and see how are foreign policy may have been a catalyst for 9/11 is “un American” or “typically Liberal”….then what do you call simply ignoring what factors are at play within the context of foreign affairs? “Patriotic”? If it’s gotten to the point where ignoring our impact on the world, and simply sticking our heads in the sand, where there is no chance of error, then I am proud to be called “un-Patriotic”…I guess Bush removing troops from Saudi Arabia after 9-11 would be considered un-patriotic as well.

silverrocket
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silverrocket

I LOVE how the right attempts to completely ignore the reality of the GOP’s stance on homosexuality…as if they support homosexuals and the gay agenda. This is as hypocritical and ridiculous as anything I’ve read…ever…proof positive that the spin-meisters on the right have absolutely not basis in reality, and will say ANYTHING in spite of every fact to the contrary. I mean, REALLY. C’mon. Amazing how reality has no basis for communication these days…while the facts are simply sitting there… in front of everybody to see. “Hey, it’s raining” (I’m sitting there, soaking wet) “No, it’s not. We’re actually in a desert. Boy, are you retarded to not see we’re in a desert.” “Hhhhmmm, you know…you’re right! We’re in a desert! Can you hand me that towel?” We are in deep doo-doo if it can’t be understood by everyone that the GOP hasn’t an interest in supporting the gay agenda.… Read more »

Cberns3
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Cberns3

“Look, as long as someone from GOProud is ok with me disagreeing with their lifestyle choices and perhaps even their gay agenda”
Gay agenda? he said so himself he was born like this way, but lifestyle choices?
Are u kidding me

Vella191
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Vella191

COME ON, how can you be a gay republican when the party has overwhelmingly being anti-gay rights? Gay marriage, gay ppl in the military, discrimination laws…. The republican party consistently voted against gay ppl.

GET REAL.

Vella191
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Vella191

COME ON, how can you be a gay republican when the party has overwhelmingly being anti-gay rights? Gay marriage, gay ppl in the military, discrimination laws…. The republican party consistently voted against gay ppl.

GET REAL.

Vella191
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Vella191

COME ON, how can you be a gay republican when the party has overwhelmingly being anti-gay rights? Gay marriage, gay ppl in the military, discrimination laws…. The republican party consistently voted against gay ppl.

GET REAL.

SRI
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SRI

This goes to show that stupid people never know their stupid. The right is completely anti-gay. McCain lied about accepting the judgement of the military study and then being against the repeal of don’t ask-don’t tell. Hipocracy by the conservatives know no bounds.

SRI
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SRI

This goes to show that stupid people never know their stupid. The right is completely anti-gay. McCain lied about accepting the judgement of the military study and then being against the repeal of don’t ask-don’t tell. Hipocracy by the conservatives know no bounds.

Niko
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Niko

As a TYT listener i think Cenk could have done better on this interview. If he got him on his own show he’d probably have a better time interviewing him. To be honest this was more mediocre material from Cenk, but that’s because of the restraints mainstream media has =/

Adren101
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Adren101

Wow! I was so impressed with the gay guy. I agree with everything he said as a conservative. I especially appreciated the contrast between his dignity and respectful demeanor and the arrogant, snarky ass monkey who interviewed him

Rob Berg
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Rob Berg

WHAT? That gay conservative guy is delusional. That fat liberal guy was rude… but at least he was trying to point out how stupid the other guy was, that goes a long way with me. Still, there is something to be said about being graceful under fire… but I’ve found that kind of calm, ignorantly dismissive attitude these folks have to be excruciatingly annoying. It’s the kind of stupid that doesn’t really have any place in our society… yet we tolerate it because that IS what Jesus would do. Conservative values are flawed. So are Liberal ones – but for different reasons and as simplistic as “two wrongs not making a right” really is, the way we allow party politics to obfuscate the real issue of our individual failures should be criminal. We need to objectively identify our many failures and collectively work to fix them even if that means… Read more »

Confused
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Confused

So you don’t like him and don’t agree with him, but you’re more tolerant than people who do accept him? Just want to be clear here.

Jerry
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Jerry

Cenk was never better.
Cenk put the obvious truth RIGHT IN THIS GUYS
FACE without being nasty. The guy survived nicely
and you’ve got to give Barron credit for being a
proud conservative in the face of his parties
backward (or as Ben Stein would say backwoods)
history. It is a tribute to the republican PR
machine for cooking up GOProud. The 2010
elections were their 2nd PR propaganda coup of the
young century. Rush, Beck, Coulter, Palin, Norquist…
truly amazing.

Seth
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Seth

It’s hilarious that you claim that you are more tolerant than liberals, but right there in the story is the fact that 2 conservative groups are not participating in the GOP convention because GOProud is being invited. How does that demonstrate tolerance?

Seth
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Seth

It’s hilarious that you claim that you are more tolerant than liberals, but right there in the story is the fact that 2 conservative groups are not participating in the GOP convention because GOProud is being invited. How does that demonstrate tolerance?

Anovah
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Anovah

Hooray for voting against your own self interests.

Anovah
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Anovah

Hooray for voting against your own self interests.

Loxdemfiya
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Loxdemfiya

DADT wouldn’t have passed without republican votes? HAHAHA!! The ONLY reason why it needed ANY republican votes is because the republican FILIBUSTERED it. Without that political parlor trick, the Dems didn’t need the republicans for squat!!

Loxdemfiya
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Loxdemfiya

DADT wouldn’t have passed without republican votes? HAHAHA!! The ONLY reason why it needed ANY republican votes is because the republican FILIBUSTERED it. Without that political parlor trick, the Dems didn’t need the republicans for squat!!

Anonymous
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Anonymous

so this is where bigots congregate.

Joe
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Joe

I think the key here is the definition of the word tolerant. Newspeak indeed.

Maurizio
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Maurizio

I’m really surprised you guys are linking to this.

Nabil Muhammad
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Nabil Muhammad

this is even funnier than “Clayton Bigsby the black white supremacis­t.”

Calexander39
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Calexander39

I knew it. First day of a new Congress and they’re trying to smash health care reform. Plan #1 – Eliminate affordable health care for millions of Americans. Plan # 2 – Increase Michael Steele’s spending limit at Spearmint Rhino. Nice.

mtm
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mtm

republicans have systemically blocked anything that supports gay rights……..to assume otherwise shows evidence what tools you are!

Sharkslove
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Sharkslove

Yeah Republicans will throw gay conservatives a bone here and there to secure votes all the while voting against giving them the same rights as any other American. One point for Cenk!

Bradley
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Bradley

I’m a Conservative Republican, I served in the military, and I supported the DADT repeal and support gay marriage. Some Conservative Republicans aren’t blinded by misinformation concerning our friends in the gay community be it social or religious.

I used to like Cenk, feeling that he put reason before emotion. But after this interview I don’t feel like I can support his world views when he obviously has a burning hatred for anything Republican. He hates us more then he claims the GOP hates gays. It’s hurtful to our country to continue to divide ourselves like this, and if Cenk doesn’t stop his politically oppressive ways he’s going to continuously find himself on the wrong side of history.

MotleyStu
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MotleyStu

I find this whole discussion absurd. Barron’s position is akin to a slave being partial to a slave owner’s point of view on some things, but still having one major contrasting difference. The majority of Republican’s don’t seem to look at gay’s with any level of respect. A straight man telling a gay man that the gay man has made a choice to be gay is comical, as if the straight man knows better, while science hasn’t been able to prove the point.

And less government? Conservatives want to be able to choose when they want less government. You don’t want the government to interfere with our lives/advancing society, except when it comes to abortion, stem cell research, gay rights…

Absurd. Yell at me all you want.

Anonymous
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Anonymous

Small limited Federal government. The state governments were always supposed to be able to regulate these types of things. Gotta read your history.

Bruce
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Bruce

Lol, Cenk owned his ass. The Republicans filibustered DADT and this guy thinks they are on his side. “Hey 8 GOP members voted to repeal it. THEY ALL MUST BE IN FAVOR OF REPEAL IT THEN!”

I think I know who the retarded one is.

AudioVideoDisco
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AudioVideoDisco

I don’t think anyone was “owned.” Cenk did have a good point he was trying to make. But to accuse anyone of being retarded is counterproductive when having a discussion.

Point:
I don’t care if you’re a conservative or liberal – don’t be an Ann Coulter.

AudioVideoDisco
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AudioVideoDisco

I don’t think anyone was “owned.” Cenk did have a good point he was trying to make. But to accuse anyone of being retarded is counterproductive when having a discussion.

Point:
I don’t care if you’re a conservative or liberal – don’t be an Ann Coulter.

JonnyForever
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JonnyForever

This GOProud guy is delusional as this very article makes obvious… “don’t agree with his lifestyle choices” ??? Being gay is not a lifestyle choice.

JonnyForever
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JonnyForever

This GOProud guy is delusional as this very article makes obvious… “don’t agree with his lifestyle choices” ??? Being gay is not a lifestyle choice.

umadbro
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umadbro

I like how the writer of this article say that they “don’t agree with his lifestyle choices.” When does being gay or straight become a lifestyle choice? You are either attracted to the opposite sex, or the same sex, it is not a lifestyle choice no matter how much this site blinds themselves with this nonsense.

Reality Bites
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Reality Bites

The only reason that DADT took so long to pass was that the “supportive” Republicans lobbed a potential filibuster at the legislation which required 60+ votes to overcome. So to say that Republicans were the deciding factor in its passage is pure BS. Had the normal legislative process been able to proceed DODT would have been repealed with 51 votes YEARS ago.

You can’t change reality with talking points, sorry.

Dennizen
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Dennizen

the reporter is a homophobic. fact!

Bruce
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Bruce

You’re an idiot. fact!

Legodbold
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Legodbold

I really like this guy. I don’t have a problem with anyone’s lifestyle choices, as long as they don’t need my tax dollars to subsidize those choices. Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness!

James Malcolm
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James Malcolm

Fucking gay faggot!! Ofcourse we don’t like faggots. Atleast the the libs think we do, right!!

Anonymous
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Anonymous

An overwhelming majority of Republicans voted down the repeal of DADT. They overwhelmingly oppose gay marriage. For the most part, they do not support the gay “lifestyle” as Ann Coulter says. GOProud is a bunch of Uncle Toms. Idiots.

King_gonad
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King_gonad
AudioVideoDisco
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AudioVideoDisco

My problem is, the question of the “gay agenda.” Does that mean, if someone who is gay wants to advocate for themselves politically? While I seriously doubt many Republicans personally dislike individuals because of them being gay, how could I say, I have no problem with that person being gay, although I don’t approve of them living they way they do and pushing their “gay agenda.” It seems a contradiction, to an extent. You think they’re sinners and you oppose them advocating for themselves politically, only supporting them if they’re supporting policy you like. It seems very self-serving and not particularly compassionate, though, I suppose, technically tolerant. The words “lifestyle choice” are also problematic for me – is it disapproval of how gay people are or that they act upon their desires? Is it questioning if being gay is a choice? It’s all well and good to say you tolerate… Read more »

Anonymous
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Anonymous

Like a chicken fighting for Col. Sanders or a slave fighting for his master. Sad…

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