Michael Sam: To call him Heroic Obliterates the Meaning of the Word

Matt Walsh,

May 12, 2014

Let’s just cut to the chase. We’ve all read this script before.

If you do anything less than fall to your knees weeping tears of jubilation that a man who is sexually attracted to men was picked to play a game for a living — you’re a homophobe.

It doesn’t really matter why you aren’t joining in the celebration, or why you aren’t using words like ‘historic’ and ‘revolutionary’ to describe a scenario where a homosexual fellow plays a sport with some other fellows, and is paid handsomely and applauded loudly for doing so.

It doesn’t matter what reasoning you provide, or what sort of logic you employ, when attempting to explain why Michael Sam’s likeness shouldn’t necessarily be etched into Mount Rushmore just because he took it upon himself to alert the media of his sexual habits a few months before being selected in the 7th round of the NFL Draft.

It doesn’t matter what you say when trying to articulate why the President of the United States of America probably doesn’t need to release an official White House statement to congratulate someone for being gay and athletic.

It doesn’t matter. None of it matters. Nothing is acceptable but complete and total adherence to the prevailing cultural dogma. You are only allowed to think a certain way about these kinds of things. Any thought, or statement, or phrase, or utterance that deviates from the zeitgeist by even the slightest degree will earn you the label of homophobic bigot, and that’s just all there is to it.

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So, while I’m not a bigot, and while I’m not ‘homophobic,’ and while I generally carry about my day very much unconcerned with the sexual proclivities of football players from Missouri, I nonetheless feel the need to be a voice of reason amidst this whole spectacularly ridiculous charade. Therefore, I will be called a bigot, because that’s how America has been trained to react to anyone who questions popular opinion.

So be it.

I don’t care.

I really don’t.

I’m not celebrating Michael Sam, I don’t think anything historic occurred at any point during the NFL Draft (besides the fact that the Raiders actually made a few good decisions), I find this spectacle to be rather embarrassing, I question the motivations of everyone involved, including Michael Sam, and I’ll give you several reasons why:

1) You don’t get to have it both ways. You can tell me that your sexuality is nobody’s business — what you do in your bedroom is between you and whoever you do it with — and I’ll agree. I’ve never taken it upon myself to approach a group of strangers and survey them about their carnal propensities. In my life, I’ve probably had thousands of conversations with thousands of different people. Of those thousands, I can safely say that not once have I begun the exchange by saying, “Hello, my name is Matt. Do you sleep with people of the same gender?”

Seriously, that’s never happened. OK, maybe I can’t say never, but rarely. The point is, I usually don’t grab strangers by their shirt collars and demand that they paint me a vivid portrait of their erotic activities.

Your sexuality is none of my business, right? Yes. Fine. Sounds good to me.

But this “none of my business” shtick is a two way street, friend. What exactly does it mean for a thing to be “none of my business” when you’re holding a press conference and proclaiming it to the entire world?

“Hey, this is personal, man. That’s why I’m throwing a parade, alerting the media, issuing a press release, having t-shirts printed, and booking an interview on 20/20.”


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well the president is a closet homosexual, and he is a Muslim too that what we get for a president

and what do you call that Anti Christ, and you are right on

God gave us Shame for  a reason. 

explore that a little bit more please

They say what happens in their bedroom is their business. Fine! Keep it there then.

its not going to stay in the bedroom its in the open air we better get ready for something to happen here in the near future

I heard this morning on Fox News, that their is an outcry, of sick Liberals over this... They are out to vilify  anyone against this SICK, kiss between to very GAY men on the football field. I am a Christian and believe in traditional marriage. I want the same for my children. However how we the young ones take to this? they will see it as alright, and girl look to girl and boy to boy, and think well I guess there is nothing wrong with it... SO what do we have a mix between Normal and Sodom and Gomorrah sickos...

its going to get ugly as the day goes by people 

As organic and natural as it gets:  to be a homophobe.  Why approve of a suicidal behavior?  Unless you are approving of that suicide.  Now why would the international, no-borders crowd down around Wall St. want to do that?   Hmmmmmm.    Lost in thought...Lo siento, estoy un gringo loco!

Just stand by and watch! Just like the Blacks didn't like the name Colored People and changeed it to Black, even though the NAACP didn't follow suit in their name. You are a Raciest if you refer to someone as Colored and you are White. So, where is the " Gay " movement going? Well, they prefer Gay over Queer, but just like the Blacks preferred colored over Negro, the Gay community is having a problem with the Gay word. Therefore, it follows that if the Liberals stay in control, the Gay community will find a new name such as the " Enlightened Ones "! The word Enlightment came from a philosophical movement in the 18th Centurary which was against the current established principles. So, in ten years from now, if you refer to a person as Gay, you will be labeled as a " Hater " and maybe arrested.

wow! Robert what you are saying is true we need to wake up because its going to get ugly as the day goes by

I prefer calling them what they are; faggots or homosexuals. They should be "worshiped" like they are in Nigeria and Uganda. At least there are 2 countries in the world that know how to treat them the way they deserve to be treated.

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