Skip to comments.Unrepentant, Paladino Calls Gay Parades ‘Disgusting’
Posted on 10/12/2010 9:38:17 AM PDT by FTJM
Despite an uproar over his remarks about gays, Carl P. Paladino appeared on national television on Monday and expressed revulsion at gay pride parades.
Mr. Paladino restated his criticism of Andrew M. Cuomo, his Democratic opponent for governor of New York, for having taken his young daughters to a gay pride parade, saying that such events were inappropriate for children.
Is that normal? Would you do it? Would you take your children to a gay pride parade? Mr. Paladino asked the host Matt Lauer on the Today show, speaking of Mr. Cuomo.
I dont think its proper for them to go there and watch a couple of grown men grind against each other. I dont think thats proper. I think its disgusting.
No, I dont regret the remarks, he added.
On Sunday, Mr. Paladino, speaking to a group of Orthodox Jewish leaders in Brooklyn, said children should not be brainwashed into thinking that homosexuality is an equally valid and successful option it isnt.
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“Pride” parades ARE disgusting! Geez, THIS is news?
Well this sure seems to have the swishers in a swivet.
They ARE disgusting. It doesn’t matter what lifestyle the participants have chosen. It is disgusting.
“Disgusting” is a kind word for what those events are.
A horrific exhibition of the depths of sexual depravity is a more accurate description.
That any politician of a major party running for office would be this blunt about it... well it’s rare.
People need to understand why this guy is on high moral ground - even with “rank and file” homosexuals.
It is because “normal” homosexuals look at gay pride parades the way normal heterosexuals would look at porn pride parades.
Yep, they are disgusting even to “them”.
He will win this debate as long as the subject is the parades, and not homosexuality in general.
98% of America agrees with him. It's an open question how many people will feign dismay and say "I can't vote for such a bigot! I mean, I agree with him and all, but he shouldn't say such things! It's so offensive."
We need to re-assert the importance of morality. Without a return to traditional standards, all other political efforts are just building our house on sand.
Gay Parades are disgusting. The only thing that I think should be allowed is that they should be allowed to go to the hospital for goodness sake to see their loved ones who are dying or had surgery or whatever. But that is IT!! If they would not have been so stubborn in the 80’s when they refused this request, we probably would not be in this mess today.
In other news, water has been determined to be wet and fire hot.
There is a “Homos for Cuomo” protest rally at Buffalo today
I think we should go show them how we feel, for a change
(I guess they dont have jobs though - will som eone in the media ask them?)
More like a deathstyle they are allowed to promote to children.
I 100 percent agree. the majority of homosexuals are disgusting from as you say “porn pride parades”.
I’m starting to really like this guy. Most politicians would find some way to soft-pedal their answer; this guy just kicks it up another notch.
The only place you can celebrate two cardinal sins at the same time!
Tell me about it. Live in Hollywood and know Freepers live on the W Hollywood corridor. Vulgar, disgusting, depraved.
God bless him. Of course people don’t like the truth, that gay parades are without exception pornography on parade. Many years ago, I caught a night club show In N.O. show featuring female impersonators. Those guys played it for laughs. Nowadays they are dead serious.
NO question they are disgusting, but maybe what’s more disgusting are the ‘straight’ voyeurs who go to watch them. It’s a politically correct way to enjoy porn
Would TV networks show a Palindino ad showing that parade, to which Cuomo took his daughters? No, because it would be too lewd...which would make his point.
I have little doubt that a pretty good percentage of homosexuals feel the same way about what goes on at those pride parades. I know if heterosexuals were behaving in a similar way, in public, I would find it disgusting.
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Just why should Paladino be “repentant”? The New York Times just has to slant the news. Someone should ask them why one doesn’t see full TV coverage of one of these events. After all, we are treated to the Macy’s Parade every year.
they are extremely disgusting
The public spectacles which occur at gay parades are obscene and despicable and something NO child should be exposed to. As an adult, I don't want to be exposed to them either.
Mario Cuomo brought his two young daughters to march in the Gay Pride Parade.
And he accused Paladino of pandering to the conservatives.
Having seen several of these parades in DC, I have to say he is right. Of course he will be punished for stating an obvious truth. I wonder if Andrew Cuomo has bought his kids a set of chaps yet? Oh, wait, his kids are all girls.
If you have ever attended one they are disgusting. What some of those people do in public at those things would get any other person arrested, but because they are gay, the laws don’t apply to them.
No, I’m not simply talking about the inate gut reaction to vomit by seeing two guys in a liplock, I’m talk out and out public indecency, to say the least.
What goes on at some of these things, by some of the folks at them, would make what happens at swingers resorts look like nothing, but at least at those places they have the decency to do their business behind walls and away from the public eye. Not out in the street where children and everyone else must be forced to be visually assaulted by their behaviors.
This guy should be President.
Hopefully New Yorkers will see that the Democrats are taking their state down. New York is going to be the next Michigan, because the financial industry is gradually going away. It has been since 9/11, after which many companies decentralized. But now it is the taxes. I recently spoke to a guy now living in North Texas who used to live on Long Island. Asked him why he moved. He told me, because he got tired of paying taxes to pay for his neighbor’s pension.
And they (NYT) are losing, the more they try. Looking for repentance for someone who is expousing majority held views.
Keep trying NYT.
More propaganda nonsense.
Especially considered the enormous corporate money that sponsors the Folsom Street Fair.
The big lie continues.
The news, however, is that Paladino seems bound and determined to maintain the focus on this issue, which represents a foolish choice of battles.
There was plenty of time to pick this fight after he reached the governor's mansion. Picking the fight now plays right into Cuomo's core constituency.
but there is a lot more disgusting about homosexuality than just that. can he skirt civil unions and homomarriage too?
and the only thing i know that approximates a porn parade is SF’s fetish event but it's mostly homosexual too
you can try to shy away to get elected but finding homosexuality something to be kept private as a perverse delight for those who like it is in the end what this is all about and I'm 53 and have kno9wn maybe over 100 homosexuals in my life and I would venture no more than 4-5 were discreet
a porn parade is a canard...a well meaning one though from what you are trying to say
it's difficult in this age where anything minority shan't be criticized
everyone is so afraid of being called bigot (not me) but I'm not running for office in a lib northern state
Paladino is right on....AND IT WILL VOTE FOR HIM...because we have to reverse this terrible immorality which is being emblazoned as "righteous" on our childrens' brains.
this thread will bring out the culture liberals here claiming pragmatism
they lie (as Joe Wilson said)
course he retracted too..lol
You mean, like pointing out that Paladino has picked a stupid fight he cannot win, rather than maintaining focus on his winning issues?
Elections are about winning. You can't influence the politics in politics, unless you get elected first.
But I guess "ideals conservatives" don't much care about winning anymore.
Paladino speaks the truth. While the media try to paint him as a fringe dwelling bigot, he cites his Catholic faith and common sense ideas about parents looking to the moral welfare of their kids. Such parades are not appropriate for children. Here’s a sample of San Francisco’s Folsom Street Fair as evidence (CONTENT WARNING!):
AGREED! If ANYONE should be repentant, it is the sodomites who participate in those filthy exhibitions!!! Paladino is CORRECT, and If I lived in NY I’d vote for him!!!
"Despite an uproar over his remarks about gays, Carl P. Paladino appeared on national television on Monday and expressed revulsion at gay pride parades."
I'd say Mr. Paladino is doing it to himself. His advisors should be horse-whipped. Paladino himself will pay the price on election day.
Most are not just cultural liberals...but just plain old troll liberals.
The Dems don't have a leg to stand on. They're as phoney as a $3 bill.
Cuomo at a gay parade with his two young daughters....disgusting!!!
You can't influence positively by caving, compromising and capitulating. If that's what the people of NY want, that's the Governor they'll elect. At least in this election, they have a choice in Paladino. If they opt for Cuomo, they will "win" exactly what they elect, and be governed accordingly.
What is wrong with saying and doing what’s right—even if you don’t get elected? How is that wrong? Should he lie and say gay parades are fabulous?
One gay parade, I believe in Atlanta, made a child the Grand Marshall.
If you have ever seen the antics at these parades, of course you realize children should never be near them.
Fifty years ago, exposing a kid to this sort of stuff would get you jailed. Now it seems you are some sort of civil rights hero.
Carry on, Mr. Paladino.
“That any politician of a major party running for office would be this blunt about it... well its rare.”
I wonder why, though. The great majority of American are opposed to this garbage.
“The only thing that I think should be allowed is that they should be allowed to go to the hospital for goodness sake to see their loved ones who are dying or had surgery or whatever.”
This is a common observance, but in reality, a patient in a hospital can allow anyone they want to come and visit them.
His job right now is to get elected. That has to be his focus.
The whole "gay parades" thing is an issue that a few ill-considered gum-flaps by a candidate is not going to affect in any case; and by choosing this as a battle, he has given up his winning issues to voluntarily play defense on something he cannot affect, and that can only hurt him.
How is that wrong? Should he lie and say gay parades are fabulous?
He doesn't have to say anything at all. He's picking a remarkably stupid battle, at a remarkably stupid time.
Now, instead of it being a race about taxes, finances, and other things on which he has Cuomo beat; he's made it into a fight on faggotry, which he cannot win.
“I’d say Mr. Paladino is doing it to himself. His advisors should be horse-whipped. Paladino himself will pay the price on election day. ‘
Why so? the majority of Americans -and I assume New Yorkers - do not approve of most of the gay agenda.