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The Hypocrisy of the Rainbow Mafia

Publius · Jun. 29, 2015

The Wall Street Journal’s Bari Weiss, a longtime supporter of same-sex marriage, nonetheless blasted her own side for its outrageous hypocrisy when it comes to the treatment of homosexuals in America versus the Muslim world: “Moral relativism has become its own, perverse form of nativism among those who stake their identity on being universalist and progressive. How else to explain the lack of outrage for the innocents murdered on the beach, while vitriol is heaped on those who express any shred of doubt about the Supreme Court ruling? How else to make sense of the legions of social-justice activists here at home who have nothing to say about … flogging, beheading or stoning? How else to understand those who have dedicated their lives to creating safe spaces for transgender people, yet issue no news releases about gender apartheid in an entire region of the world? How else to justify that at the gay-pride celebrations this weekend in Manhattan there is unlikely to be much mention of the gay men recently thrown off buildings in Syria and Iraq, their still-warm bodies desecrated by mobs? … The barbarians are at our gates. But inside our offices, schools, churches, synagogues and homes, we are posting photos of rainbows on Twitter.” More…

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