Jack E. Kemp
American Thinker has a piece today by Rick Moran about Hollywood types getting their panties in a bunch concerning the Russians wanting to enforce their laws against publicly advocating the gay lifestyle during the upcoming Winter Olympics.
Russia is way below the replacement level of its population and wishes not so much to hurt gays as to promote marriage and family life - and an increase to their population with new babies.
But Hollywood, who didn't object to the totalitarian policies of China at their recent Summer Olympics and even honored Leni Riefenstahl in 2004 at the Academy Awards for her film work http://archive.adl.org/PresRele/HolNa_52/4462_52.htm which included a grand Nazi propaganda film about the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin called "Olympia." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olympia_%281938_film%29 Hitler, it was well known to Hollywood in recent times, sent average, not politically connected gays to concentration camps. But that didn't stop Hollywood from honoring Riefenstahl.
Now we have this interesting quote in the American Thinker blog piece:Fierstein -- winner of Tony Awards for the play Torch Song Trilogy -- wrote an op-ed piece in The New York Times last month saying Putin "has declared war on homosexuals"
Harvey Fierstein's remarks conveniently leave out his attempts to make gay appear as the "new normal." Fierstein declared is own war on heterosexuals in 2003 when he was scheduled to ride in the iconic final float of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade dressed as Mrs. Santa Claus. Only public outrage stopped him from portraying Santa's wife in this child friendly pop culture event broadcast nationally from NY City. But Fierstein did ride in the parade as his female character in the play "Hairspray."
One commenter at Amer. Thinker named Mac agreed with Russia's decision to encourage heterosexuality over homosexuality and I agree with Mac's words. The Russians are indeed now protecting their children better than the so-called leaders of the "free world" (actually leaders of the elites' "values").
While we are at it, has Hollywood made a movie recently about how gays are abused and stoned to death in Islamic countries? I seem to have missed that one at my local multiplex. Hollywood doesn't seem to understand that without either a moral stance - or a politically consistent stance across the board - they have no defense against charges of hypocrisy and dismissal of Hollywood's selective outrage as the adolescent ranting that it is.