(FOX NEWS) — On Tuesday night’s edition of “The O’Reilly Factor,” Fox News contributor, media guru, and reformed liberal Bernie Goldberg denounced the “strain of bigotry” within the American conservative movement.
Inspired by the One Million Moms Project’s demand that JC Penny fire Ellen DeGeneres as a spokesperson – because she is gay –Mr. Goldberg refused to parse words:
"There is a strain of bigotry… running through conservative America. It doesn’t mean all conservatives are bigots, or even that most conservatives are bigots... But there is a strain of bigotry, and it goes against gay people…Reasonable people may disagree on gay marriage, that’s fine. But to call on somebody’s dismissal, to be fired, to lose her job because she is gay, is bigotry.
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