Thursday, July 24, 2014

How to go from civil rights icon to bigot in one quote

NFL great Tony Dungy defies ‘Gay Gestapo’

By Steve Deace Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Tony Dungy is used to making history. He was one of the Big Ten’s first black quarterbacks at the University of Minnesota in the 1970s. He was a defensive reserve on the famed “Steel Curtain” defense of the Super Bowl champion Pittsburgh Steelers. After his playing days were over, he started coaching, eventually becoming one of the first black coordinators — and the youngest — in NFL history in the 1980s. In 1996, he became only the fourth black head coach in modern NFL history.

 That’s right, Mr. Dungy has apparently made history again. Mr. Dungy has become the first civil rights icon to become a bigot in American history. This is the price you pay when you dare to defy the fundamentalist group-think of what lesbian conservative Tammy Bruce calls the “Gay Gestapo.”…… And now Mr. Dungy has become Keith Olbermann’s “worst person in the world.”

Time out, for a second. I just realized I probably told most of you reading this for the first time that Mr. Olbermann is still on television. Yeah, he’s on ESPN Ocho or something. Who knew, right?.....To Read More......

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