Talkingpointsmemo.com reports that “Savage wrote in 2000 about volunteering for Republican Gary Bauer’s presidential campaign and, suffering from the flu, licking doorknobs in the campaign office in an attempt to infect others. He also tried to give a definition involving a gay sex act to Republican Rick Santorum’s name on Google.”
Yeah, that’s pretty nasty.
“A perusal of Dan Savage’s work reveals a career built on advocating violence—even murder—and spewing hatred against people of faith,” the American Family Association wrote in an alert. “We have examples, but be warned, they are extremely graphic and offensive.”
Next question: What makes all these Christian groups rise up against Savage now? It seems ABC and Disney are planning to air a sitcom loosely based on Savage’s life. Yes, ABC and Disney. Yes, really.
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