However, there are indications that other pro-homosexual groups may participate in the parade and, said Donohue on Sept. 6, “If it gets to the point where the Catholic element is completely diluted, then I will no longer march in the parade.”
Bill Donahue gets the booby prize, even though he appears to be completely oblivious to what he has just admitted.
Folks, let me fill you in on a little secret:
This is not so much about recognizing “Gay” in the Parade. The Gays already have recognition in society. This is about attacking the last organized major player against Gaydom, and pushing that player (the Catholic Church) OUT of the public square.
There’s been a lot of really stupid defenses of Dolan’s conduct like this one. I mean really quite lame and insulting.
Whether Cardinal Dolan has already read the tea leaves and has reflected on what really is at stake, I am not so sure.
However, if he has already thrown in the towel on the battle against the Gays and is now just trying to ensure the Church has some kind of protection for a public venue with Catholic sensibilities, then his conduct would be seen in a wholly different light — although Cardinal Bravo’s past indiscretions would militate against this interpretation, admittedly.
Context is everything and whether or not this was a good move is really beside the point.
The point is the Gay storm troopers are out of the closet and they are trying to push us into it because, as we should all know by now, good and evil cannot share the public square.