WASHINGTON ― Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore went on a predictable tirade about sodomy and transgender individuals over the weekend. However within the midst of it, he made a surprising revelation: He nonetheless watches “M*A*S*H.” And it makes him indignant about LGBTQ rights.
“You know, the LGBTQ-VRSTUV, I don’t know what it is – LGBTQ, when they first came out, I said, ‘Transgender? Never. That’s dumb,’” Moore stated on Saturday on the Dekalb County Republican Breakfast Membership in Fort Payne, Alabama, in line with the conservative information weblog Yellowhammer Information.
“Do you know what transgender is? That’s not Biblical,” Moore continued. “And when men want to be women? I was watching ‘M*A*S*H’ the other day, talking about Korea, Vietnam … talking about what’s his name, Klinger. He wanted to get out of the Army because they didn’t accept transgender. Now, I guess he would get a promotion.”
There’s quite a bit to unpack right here. For starters, is “M*A*S*H” even on TV anymore? Nice present, however the final episode aired in 1983. Is that this 72-year-old man up at 3:45 a.m. watching reruns on channel 680, cursing into the darkness about queer individuals? That’s unhappy!
Additionally, Corporal Maxwell Q. Klinger’s character wasn’t transgender. He was a cisgender man who wore girls’s garments as a stunt to attempt to get a Part eight discharge from the Military, a former designation for troopers deemed mentally unfit for responsibility. His cross-dressing was the butt of jokes, and it had nothing to do along with his precise sense of gender identification.
After which there’s the concept as a result of Klinger was cross-dressing, he can be promoted in at this time’s navy as a result of LGBTQ rights have come that far because of the Gay Agenda™.
“LGBT have an agenda,” Moore warned on the Saturday occasion. “They won’t even put my name on a billboard now on church because they would get attacked. Who speaks against LGBT? Tell me the last politician you heard to talk about transgender rights. Even the Supreme Court hasn’t recognized transgender rights.”
The truth is that President Donald Trump has been stripping rights from transgender individuals ever since he took workplace. He banned transgender individuals from serving within the navy. His administration has rescinded protections for transgender college students in school, proposed guidelines that will let well being care suppliers discriminate in opposition to transgender sufferers, and introduced plans to intestine rules prohibiting discrimination in opposition to transgender individuals in HUD-funded homeless shelters.
What’s really dumb is that Moore ― an accused little one molester and fired state Supreme Courtroom Justice who has urged that he helps slavery, that gay conduct needs to be unlawful and who has fueled racist conspiracy theories about Barack Obama being born in Kenya ― is even a candidate for the U.S. Senate.
But additionally, come on — no manner would Klinger be promoted in at this time’s navy due to his cross-dressing. That’s not the way it works! So if you happen to’re studying this, Mr. Moore, you’re welcome for the heteronormative peace of thoughts the subsequent time you’re channel-surfing in your decades-old TV present in regards to the Korean Warfare.
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