Adam Polaski

Santorum: Marriage Equality is Like Calling a Napkin a Paper Towel

Filed By Adam Polaski | August 10, 2011 8:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Fundie Watch, Marriage Equality, You Gotta See This
Tags: gay marriage, Iowa, marriage equality, paper towel, Republican presidential campagin, Rick Santorum, same-sex marriage

Rick Santorum, the struggling candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, is still clinging to his fiercely anti-gay and anti-LGBT views to try to garner more support than the 1 percent he currently he has. At a campaign stop in Iowa, which supports marriage equality, Santorum said: "Marriage existed before governments existed. This is a napkin. I can call this napkin a paper towel. But it is a napkin. Why? Because it is what it is. You can call it whatever you want, but it doesn't change the character of what it is. ... So people cannot say marriage is something else." Then he insinuated that marriage equality is the same thing as ten people getting married to each other. Perfect.

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Om Kalthoum | August 10, 2011 12:32 PM
"This is an enema nozzle. I can call this enema nozzle a presidential candidate. But it is an enema nozzle. Why? Because it is what it is. Right? You can call it whatever you want, but it doesn't change the character of what it is. Sort of the metaphysical. Right?"


Doesn't Rick Santorum realize that a dinner napkin is a special type of paper towel?

What a jerk.

Om Kalthoum | August 10, 2011 2:50 PM

In my home, a paper towel is really a dinner napkin when no guests are dining with me. It's so confusing, isn't it? Let's pass a law forbidding that!