It seems like, to me, a vagina—as a man—would be more desirable than a man’s anus. That’s just me. I’m just thinking: There’s more there! She’s got more to offer. I mean, come on, dudes! You know what I’m saying?What if the shoe were on the other foot? What if Ian McKellen, George Takei, or any other openly gay media star had said the opposite:
It seems like, to me, a man's anus—as a man—would be more desirable than a vagina. That’s just me. I’m just thinking: There’s more there! He’s got more to offer. I mean, come on, dudes! You know what I’m saying?Would there have been any repercussions? Wouldn't every pundit and commentator in the mainstream media have applauded his courage, and noted that he was merely expressing his own preferences and desires, which should be fully respected and valued as much as anybody's? Mr. Robertson situated his own preference in the framework of his belief in Christianity and the teachings of the Bible. That also offended the mainstream media.
Now if he had quoted from the Noble Holy Qu'ran of course, whose adherents hang homosexuals in the streets of Teheran, that would have been just fine . . . to contradict him would have been Islamophobia . . . .