It's one thing to have a personal belief that homosexuality is a sin, but it's something else entirely to have that belief lead you into acting like a damn fool
Someone should make Yuma, AZ mayor Al Krieger aware of this fact. At a Memorial Day service honoring fallen troops at the Desert Lawn Cemetery, he disrespected our lgbt fighting men and women by saying the following:
I cannot believe that a bunch of lacy-drawered, limp-wristed people could do what those men have done in the past.
And then to make matters worse, while refusing to apologize for the comment, he compared himself to former presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln:
I hate situations when public officials make ugly anti-gay comments and then try to make themselves seem noble for doing such.
The ugliness of Kreiger's comments is only exacerbated by his self-righteous tone.
Kreiger would do well to remember that the freedom he enjoys, including the right to run his mouth like a horse's ass, was bought and paid for partly by the lives and limbs of "lacy-drawered, limp-wristed people."
And if he can't say thank you, then maybe he shouldn't say anything at all.
Just a suggestion.
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