Skip to comments.The Real Story Behind the Reagan Movie
Posted on 11/25/2003 12:31:58 PM PST by Tailgunner Joe
It is a sign of the times that a major controversy has developed over putting words into Reagans mouth that make him out to be unsympathetic to homosexuals. In this case, of course, it is unfair to attribute such a statement to Reagan because he never uttered it. Newsmax reported that CBSs decision to pull the plug on its miniseries came on the heels of a letter to the network from Marc Christian, described as Rock Hudson's "ex-lover," who complained that the films portrayal of the 40th president as anti-homosexual was false.
In a letter to Moonves, Christian said, "The notion that President Reagan was a homophobe strikes me as silly beyond belief. Not only did he have several gay men on his staff when he was Governor of California, he called my lover, Rock Hudson when he was on his deathbed just weeks before he died of AIDS and wished him well and voiced his and Nancys concern and prayers." Christian speaks affectionately of Hudson as his "lover," but he won $5.5 million from Hudsons estate because Hudson, who had AIDS, subjected Christian to the risk of contracting the disease.
The letter was made public by Christians friend, described by Newsmax as "conservative commentator Tammy Bruce." But she is much more than that. She is a lesbian feminist who has been tapped by California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger as a member of his transition team. It is ironic that, in defending Reagan against CBS, conservatives have resorted to quoting homosexuals and lesbian feminists.
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That's because the conservatives were supporting the truth, and qouted those who were speaking the truth.
Usually Democrats are the ones who provide support based on WHO YOU ARE, not on what you are saying. After all, Democrats (and I mean the politicians, not the public), want you to support them because of WHO THEY ARE, NOT WHAT THEY SAY.
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