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skippy the bush kangaroo



Monday, January 19, 2009

you know if it was shown on showtime, alice pieszecki would be behind the reverend flashing her boobies

hbo, while broadcasting the pre-inaugurations festivities from dc yesterday, failed to include openly gay bishop gene robinson's prayer @ the lincoln memorial. tho hbo sez it wasn't to blame, still pam's house blend can count the grains of salt in the wound:

i thought i'd run some reactions from the blogosphere...

lisa derrick of la figa:

i got off of the plane from la to dc, rushed to my friend's house, ordered chinese take out, tuned to hbo--and wtf?! they edited out bishop robinson! no bishop robinson?! why? we can speculate, they can prevaricate, but they did this, and it sucks, and if this is act symbolizes the opening of obama's administration, as handled by corporate media, america, we are fucked.
jim burroway, box turtle bulletin:

[b]y pointing out that rev. robinson's invocation would come at the start of the hbo-aired live concert in front of one of america's best-loved memorials, this high-profile announcement was portrayed as a separate-but-almost-equal bookend to warren's invocation at the capital steps.

well, except it turned out not to be nearly so equal. in yet another deep insult to injury, hbo did not air rev. robinson's invocation. the salve to the gay community meant to calm the outrage over warren's selection was for naught.
mike tidmus:

could it be that the american media has finally decided these public events should be 100% secular? don't count on it, friends, because you know as well as i do that pop-pastor rick warren will be front and center and at full volume to kick off president-elect obama's formal inauguration on tuesday.
dan savage::

when you're throwing folks a bone it's a good idea to make sure they can, you know, see the bone.
more at: joe.my.god, good as you, queerty and many more.
pam also has a youtube of the rev. robinson's prayer, courtesy of christianity today.
posted by skippy at 10:47 AM |

2 Comments:

This is disgraceful behavior by HBO and I'm glad you are all over it!!
commented by Blogger HelenWheels, 11:20 AM PST  
Personally I'll take Pete Seeger and Bruce Springsteen over any preacher, gay or not!

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