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Video: Gay ‘barbarians’ glitter Marcus Bachmann’s office

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  1. As amusing as the Barbarian protest is, and labelling your opponent as foolish and worthy of mockery is a pretty common tool, there is a serious issue at stake. Minnesota allows people to counsel without licences and there are huge question marks over what Bachmann’s psychiatric qualifications actually are. People – often young people who are coerced by their family – approach counselling for help. What the Bachmann’s provide, in the name of “treatment” is discredited bunk, nothing but snake oil and nonsense. And they charge for it. So they exploit and extort the most vulnerable who come to them for medical assistance. The practice is despicable and THAT is what we should be focusing on.

    1. True but why not do it with a sense of humour.

  2. The more that I see these kinds of things emerging in America the more I think it must be pretty embarrassing to be an American.

    1. Hasn’t it always been??

      Bush twice is enough of indication of Americans IQ level

    2. Ty  4 mins ago Report    Reply
      Whoops, what I meant by that is the sheer amount of irrationally homophobic and ludicrously god fearing children (no sane adult believes in fairy tales no?) that seem to permeate America. A good religion is a dead religion.

    3. It’s very embarrassing for me to hold an American passport….I say this because, although I was born in America….I don’t consider myself an “American”. Having spent a considerable time in the U.K. I occasionally meet individuals who say, “I hate Americans”…..to which I respond, “Not nearly as much as I do”……
      Things could get even worse here if the likes of Michelle Bachmann get elected….

  3. I have seen (on another site) gay people bemoaning the action and calling it childish and counter-productive. They clearly don’t understand why glitter is precisely the right answer to those people.

    Not because it is inventive or such but because it doesn’t take them and their views seriousl; it doesn’t dignify them with an argued and rational response because they don’t deserve either, their claims being as ridiculous as they are.

    It tells them that we are not afraid of them and that we can afford to treat them lightly because we are winning and they are loosing.

    It also removes from them the possibility of scoring point by complaining about it. “oh, Miss, Miss, the nasty gays are throwing glitter at us.” They would become even more of a laughing stock than they already are.

    It’s is, I repeat, the perfect and only response.

    1. Completely agree Zefrog :)

      1. Yes, meeting violence, and these therapies are violence, with glitter seems a neat response.

  4. Whoops, what I meant by that is the sheer amount of irrationally homophobic and ludicrously god fearing children (no sane adult believes in fairy tales no?) that seem to permeate America. A good religion is a dead religion.

  5. jamestoronto 23 Jul 2011, 4:08am

    It was somewhat of an amusing tactic but I doubt if it will do much. People like Buchmann and his ilk have their brains locked permanently in eighteenth century mode. I wouldn’t be surprised to hear that he’s starting leeches to bleed the gayness out of his ‘patients.’

    He’s a quack, if there ever was one. And she’s so far right-wing that she’s going to fall off. She, like Sarah Palin, is going make so, so many verbal missteps that the Republican Party is going to shoot itself in the foot while tightening the noose around its neck.

    1. Way too many metaphors in one paragraph.

  6. Michaelangelo 24 Jul 2011, 1:38am

    Another example of childish bullying from the gay rights lobby.

    To paraphrase the Chinese proverb, “He who throws glitter has already lost the argument.”

    Bunch of desperate sados who cannot engage the brain. End of.

  7. Talk about barbarian, the Norway killer is a Christian religious fanatic terrorist.
    http://thenews.com.pk/NewsDetail.aspx?ID=19236&title=Norway-killer-Christian-fundamentalist

  8. The real barbarians are the Christians, the Norway killer is a Christian religious fanatic terrorist. http://thenews.com.pk/NewsDetail.aspx?ID=19236&title=Norway-killer-Christian-fundamentalist

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