Those conservative priorities and values: sex above all
By Lee Russ
Tuesday, August 22, 2006 at 06:02 PM
Here's a great headline for the times, don't you think?
Conservatives Try to Curtail Hotel PornYup, they're worried about all those X-rated movies travelers watch in their hotel and motel rooms. Have to guard those sexual morals every minute you know. That's important enough to draw the efforts of "A coalition of 13 conservative groups...including the Family Research Council and Concerned Women for America..."
Here's a sampling of some other recent headlines that this devoted coalition apparently did not deem important enough to attract their efforts:
Widening income gap to wreak havoc on consumer confidence (subscription restricted)
So By God, you may not have a job, or health insurance, or a college education (or if you do, any end to your college loan), or clean air to breath, or Democracy itself, but YOU WILL be pure.
Nero fiddled, the religious right twiddled, but Rome, it burned all the same.