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Obama: “I Have No Patience for Countries that Mistreat Gays or Lesbians… Unless They’re Muslim Countries”
Posted By Daniel Greenfield On August 12, 2013 @ 12:41 pm In The Point | 153 Comments
Recently Obama became a born again champion of gay marriage and men using the ladies room.
During an appearance on NBC’s “The Tonight Show,” Obama told host Jay Leno said he has “no patience for countries that try to treat gays and lesbians and transgendered persons in ways that intimidate them or are harmful to them.”
He also seemed to believe that Russia’s controversial new laws curbing apparent advocacy of homosexuality could cause problems at the 2014 winter Olympics in southern Russia.
Apparently Obama has no patience for Russia, but he has plenty of patience for Muslim countries.
Here’s how it is in Obama’s hometown in Jakarta.
In Jakarta lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgendered, and transsexuals are legally labeled as “cacat” or mentally handicapped and are therefore not protected under the law.
In 2002, the Indonesian Government gave Aceh province the right to introduce Islamic sharia, albeit only to Muslim residents. For example, the city of Palembang introduced jail and fines for homosexual sex. Fifty-two regions have since enacted sharia law from the Koran which criminalizes homosexuality.
Meanwhile Saudi Arabia executes homosexuals (as long as they’re not influential locals). Virtually every Muslim country falls somewhere between these two poles.
Too bad the Muslim world doesn’t have any vodka to pour into the gutters. Discussing Muslim homophobia is a taboo. It’s fine to insult European countries, but treating Muslim countries the same way leads to persecution. Just look at the treatment Richard Dawkins is getting.
Of the seven countries that impose the death penalty for homosexuality, all are Muslim.
But Obama has patience for them. He even bows to them.
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