Steyn: 'The Age of Intolerance'

Leave it to Mark Steyn to give us the definitive word on what the Robertson gay imbroglio represents; nothing less than a loss of freedom of expression. It's a familiar theme for Steyn, except his usual target are Muslim totalitarians. This time, it's gay advocates and their water carriers in the press. National Review: Some of my comrades, who really should know better, wonder why, instead of insisting Robertson be defenestrated, GLAAD wouldn't rather "start a conversation." But, if you don't need to, why bother? Most Christian opponents of gay marriage oppose gay marriage; they don't oppose the right of gays to advocate it. Yet thug groups like GLAAD increasingly oppose the right of Christians even to argue their corner. It's quicker and more effective to silence them. As Christian bakers ordered to provide wedding cakes for gay nuptials and many others well understand, America's much-vaunted "freedom of religion" is dwindling down to something you can exercise...(Read Full Post)