Ill. Senator Mark Kirk Now Supports Gay Marriage

-By Warner Todd Huston

Illinois’ junior Senator, Republican Mark Kirk, has joined the flippers on the GOP side of the aisle and has come out of the closet… about gay marriage. Kirk has today announced via a short, two paragraph statement, that he now supports gay marriage.

The media have decided this is an example of a Republican “evolving” on the issue.

Note that rhetoric. “Evolving” is usually presented as a good thing, an advancement in something (as in biological evolution). What this rhetoric assumes is that anyone that suddenly flip flops on gay marriage and accepts it means they are now one of the good guys.

In other words, if you are for the protection of proper, traditional marriage, you are an evil, black hearted, hateful, bigot. You are a disgusting hater, do you hear!? If you are religious, the media thinks you are evil.

Anyway, here is Kirk’s statement:

When I climbed the Capitol steps in January, I promised myself that I would return to the Senate with an open mind and greater respect for others.

Same-sex couples should have the right to civil marriage. Our time on this earth is limited, I know that better than most. Life comes down to who you love and who loves you back– government has no place in the middle.

For a perfect example of the way the extreme left demonizes supporters of God’s institution of marriage, see my piece about CNN’s so-called comedian Dean Obeidallah and his demonization of those that disagree with him.

About Warner Todd Huston

Warner Todd Huston is a Chicago-based freelance writer, has been writing opinion editorials and social criticism since early 2001 and is featured on many websites such as Andrew Breitbart's, and all Breitbart News' other sites,,, and many, many others. Additionally, he has been a frequent guest on talk-radio programs across the country to discuss his opinion editorials and current events as well as appearing on TV networks such as CNN, Fox News, Fox Business Network, and various Chicago-based news programs. He has also written for several history magazines and appears in the book "Americans on Politics, Policy and Pop Culture" which can be purchased on He is also the owner and operator of Feel free to contact him with any comments or questions : EMAIL Warner Todd Huston and follow him on Twitter, on Google Plus , and Facebook.
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