Lynching Ben Carson as a 'homophobe'

"[T]he new savior Ben Carson seems to be a homophobe." Thus began an email yesterday from a smart conservative who is anxious to make the GOP gay friendly.  What Clarence Thomas called a hi-tech lynching is underway and it has been very successful at painting conservative hero/dissident black superstar Dr. Benjamin Carson as politically unacceptable because he said this Tuesday night on Sean Hannity's Fox News show: Marriage is between a man and a woman. It is a well-established fundamental pillar of society, and no group -- be they gays, be they NAMBLA [North American Man/Boy Love Association], be they people who believe in bestiality -- no matter what they are, they don't get to change the definition. So it's not something that's against gays; it's against anybody who wants to come along and change the fundamental definition of pillars of society.  It has significant ramifications. [emphasis added] Quite clearly, Dr. Carson is making the slippery slope argument,...(Read Full Post)