There is no way to exaggerate how stupid, backwards and awful this is – it elevates the worst of America and exacerbates our national culture war. Trump is reportedly going to sign an executive order (read: toilet paper) that legalizes anti-LGBTQ bigotry thanks to America’s conscience, Daddy Mike Pence.
How do you like that Peter Thiel? Huh? Trump is going to be so gay friendly, right? He’s really a NY liberal… right.
Once again Trump is making a great show of his allegiance to the most extreme right wing, authoritarian, Christianist, alt-right, racist, sexist, anti-LGBTQ elements in the country.
After the Muslim ban and all the other reasons for tourists to feel like skipping America, add another.
And for the already anemic economy what has this done everywhere? Any place that embraces this sets themselves up for law suits, boycotts and protests. More acrimony.
Trump continues to bring us together in hating each other.
Pence and a small team of conservative allies quickly began working behind the scenes to revise the language, and in recent weeks have ratcheted up the pressure on Trump to sign it. The new draft is being tightly held, but one influential conservative who saw the text said it hasn’t been dialed back much—if at all—since the February leak. “The language is very, very strong,” the source said.