Conservatives and the "F" Word: Coulter's Not the Only One

With mounting news that newspapers are dropping Ann Coulter's column over what is now known as her "macaca moment," it's time that conservatives repent not only over Coulter's use of the word "faggot" but that of other luminaries as well.

Bishop Wellington Boone, the Atlanta preacher notorious for his charged appearances at Justice Sundays and other Family Research Council and Focus on the Family events, also uses the slur "faggot." At the "Values Voter Summit" in Washington last fall, attended by many of the same GOP presidential hopefuls as last week's CPAC conference, Boone said:

Back in the days when I was a kid, and we see guys that don’t stand strong on principle, we call them “faggots.” … [People] that don’t stand up for what’s right, we say, “You’re sissified out!” “You’re a sissy!” That means you don’t stand up for principles.
To my knowledge, no one attending or affiliated with the Values Voter Summit denounced Boone's speech; in fact, the weekend was a forum for him to distribute his pamphlet, "The Rape of the Civil Rights Movement: How Sodomites Are Using Civil Rights Rhetoric to Advance Their Preference for Sexual Perversion."

But Boone is not just a flamboyant preacher with incendiary rhetoric. His most recent project, the Network of Politically Active Christians (NPAC), a Washington-based arm of his Atlanta church, is housed in the Family Research Council building.

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