Perhaps conservatives realize that their attractiveness is dependent on ignorance at many levels: ignorance of the Constitution; ignorance of the importance of science; ignorance of their own ignorance.
Would you stand up in defense of a child who was being bullied? I hope your answer is yes. Now, what if that child were gay? Hopefully, you didn't have to give that question any more thought than the first one.
If you believe our nation is basically sound, and if you believe opportunity is still universally available in America, I urge you not to watch Waiting For Superman. If you have any conscience at all, it will break your heart.