Who needs Faux "news" when you've got ABC doing their bidding for them as we saw on This Week this Sunday? They've been headed down this path for quite a long time now with the hires of Bloody Bill Kristol, Greta Van Susteren and hate talker Laura Ingraham, so this should come as a surprise to no one.
Host George Stephanopoulos brought on his panel to discuss the recent ruling by the Supreme Court on gay marriage, which included "both sides!" Matthew Dowd, milquetoast Democratic strategist Donna Brazile, Cokie's Law Roberts, and the FRC's Ken Blackwell, and decided to give Fox's Megyn Kelly a run for her money when it comes to asking members of anti-gay hate groups for their opinion on whether we should still be discriminating against members of the LGBT community.
As Media Matters noted, they also did not feel the need to share with their viewers the fact that the Southern Poverty Law Center has designated Blackwell's group a hate group for their attacks and lies against the gay community: ABC's This Week Hosts Anti-Gay Hate Group To Discuss Marriage Equality Ruling:
ABC's This Week with George Stephanopoulos hosted the Family Research Council's Ken Blackwell to discuss the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of same-sex marriage, without disclosing the the organization's longstanding "hate group" designation.
On the June 28 edition of This Week, George Stephanopoulos hosted FRC senior fellow Ken Blackwell to discuss the Supreme Court's ruling on Friday that same-sex marriage bans are unconstitutional. Blackwell suggested that LGBT Americans should have been made to wait until they were granted equal rights through a constitutional amendment instead of through the Supreme Court.
Stephanopoulos failed to disclose that the Southern Poverty Law Center has designated the FRC a "hate group" since 2010, owing to its promotion of extreme and bigoted myths about LGBT people and calls by its employees to criminalize homosexuality. The FRC supported Uganda's 2012 "Kill the Gays" bill, and president Tony Perkins has consistently linked homosexuality to pedophelia, calling homosexuality a health risk. Read on...
I'd also like to know how a black man ever looks himself in the mirror again for the rest of his life after saying something like this and pretending that Loving v. Virginia never existed.
STEPHANOPOULOS: And the division, Justice Roberts said it wasn't in the Constitution at all.
BLACKWELL: Right, but there wasn't anything in the Constitution. No one has a right to redefine marriage, a definition that has been in existence for over 2,500 years.
The reality is this. The court did cert -- asset -- cut short the democratic process. And the reason that people are getting in a big uproar is because if you actually want change that is accepted by the folks, then, in fact, use that process.
STEPHANOPOULOS: Let me bring this -
BLACKWELL: You don't create a right that's not in -- in the Constitution.
Tell that to everyone who is in an interracial marriage right now Ken.