Tyrion Lannister

American Family Association Tilts At Cultural Windmill; Hilarity Ensues

Filed By Tyrion Lannister | July 01, 2008 2:30 PM | comments

Filed in: Fundie Watch, Media, Politics

Remember when, way back when, you could say things like "we attended a truly gay affair last evening" and not have to worry about people thinking you went to a party with a sling. Not so since those damnable homosexual activists got a hold of that sweet and merry word -- gay. Fortunately, the American Family Association is going to reclaim "gay" by automatically replacing it with the word "homosexual" on its news website. From RightWingWatch, it wasn't such a great plan:

In addition to blocking traffic from websites they don't like, it looks like the web-geniuses behind the American Family Association's OneNewsNow site have a few other tricks up their sleeves, such as automatically replacing any use of the word "gay" with the word "homosexual" in any of the AP stories they run ... leading to instances in which proper names are reformatted to meet their ridiculous standard, such as this article about sprinter Tyson Gay winning the 100 meters at the U.S. Olympic track and field trials in which he is renamed "Tyson Homosexual"

Tyson Homosexual. Of the Scranton Homosexuals. You know: Frederick and Catherine Homosexual! I believe its originally a Hungarian name. Ellis Island, transliteration, yada, yada. You know how it goes.

Thank goodness the AP isn't writing any articles about minor-league baseball players Doug Fister or Jim Felch.

RightWingWatch has more screenshots well worth your time.

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