As is typical on Thursday evenings, I find myself with an embarrassing number of candidates for the dubious honor of BWA. Of course the one that stood out amongst all other bigots this week was Marcus Bachmann. Bachmann tried to defend his Reparative therapy clinics in an interview with the Star Tribune and tried to justify some of the horrific language he has used in describing the LGBT community; all of this earns him this week’s BWA.
Just to be perfectly clear, both the American Psychological Association and the American Psychiatric Association oppose any type of “reparative or conversion” therapy. One might wonder why Marcus Bachmann is consumed with thinking about homosexuality. He and Fred Phelps have a lot in common. Perhaps Michele needs to be a little worried about how much time her husband thinks about gay sex. Well, I’m sure there is nothing hiding in his closet and I will leave it at that. Click here to see the full article.