Bilerico Report

‘GetEqual’ video is rude, ineffective, offensive


Maybe its because I am Canadian and we have a national passion to be polite (or at least take a stab at it mostly), possibly its because I’m a parent who taught his sons to show respect and charity to others, or maybe because I am an adult who was raised in a household where children, minors, showed respect for persons in authority or adults when attempting to have a civil discourse even a disagreeable one or differing viewpoints.

Whatever the reason, I found, in my personal opinion, that the following video released by the LGBT activist group GETEqual would cause offense as it did in my case. As it was rude in its presentation it became ultimately ineffective.

Where I don’t disagree with the message is that the truth of the realities that these children are speaking about needs to be addressed and certainly does need answers and concrete solutions from those in the American political landscape that can effect them.

But, where I part company, are these young people referring to the President of The United States by his last name in a manner that shows wanton disrespect, and disregard, for the office that he occupies

Bullying indeed can take many forms, but a root cause, is disrespect for others.

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