Colbert Loves Christmas, Hates Gays Just As Much As Rick Perry | Talking Points Memo

Stephen Colbert on Thursday defended a recent Rick Perry ad that turns the culture war up to 11. Perry is upset that gays can openly serve in the military, but America’s children can’t openly celebrate Christmas in school.“Perry, I agree,” Colbert said. “Thanks to the gays, our children can’t openly celebrate the birth of our savior in school. And yet, these gays in the military can openly celebrate their favorite holiday: being away from their family, risking their lives in Afghanistan.”

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