FRC Against Dybul: Putting a Gay Man in Charge of AIDS Prevention Like a “Fox in charge of the henhouse”


Remember that post about David Kuo's new book Tempting Faith? People have been wondering out loud after its release this week if the Religious Right would freak out and live up to the titles given them by some in the Bush Administration ("whackos," "nuts," etc.) Well, whether they've read the book or not, check this out…

Referring to Mark Dybul, the Bush Administration's appointee to direct the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), Peter Sprigg of the Family Research Council (FRC) had this to say:

“We have to face the fact that putting a homosexual in charge of AIDS policy is a bit like putting the fox in charge of the henhouse.

While there haven't been many additions to our Reckless Rhetoric section of the website since we launched in May, Mr. Sprigg definitely deserved his place of dishonor in that section. (Granted, there could be daily additions if we searched widely enough, but who really thinks these people are worth keeping track of that dilligently?)

Check out other Reckless Rhetoric to see what the "nuts" have been saying about reproductive health issues.

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