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Ted Haggard, Larry Brinkin, And Glaring Media Bias

inkling_revival Wrote: Jul 09, 2012 3:13 PM
As conservative as I am, DHulme, I think your sentiment here is morally wrong and far too common. Exposing a child prematurely to sex is damaging to the child, but it is not the same as murdering the child. The death penalty is overkill (pun not intended but welcomed.) I suspect the common overreaction to child molestation is due to the general, cultural under-reaction to every other moral failure. We have to compensate somewhere. But the correct answer is to acknowledge the serious moral consequences of the other things (adult sexual incontinence, greed, envy, etc.,) not to kill some poor Uncle Ernie unnecessarily.

According to published reports, when Larry Brinkin was arrested two weeks ago, the police found “images of year-old infants subjected to sodomy and oral sex, and perverse racial comments (Brinkin’s email: ‘I loved especially the 2 year old n----- getting nailed. Hope you’ll continue so I can see what the little blond b---- is going to get. White Power! White Supremacy! White D--- Rules!’).” Yet the media has barely reported this terribly disturbing incident.

But, you ask, who was Larry Brinkin? He was “a central figure in the gay rights movement,” a man who was so influential that,...