Ken Mehlman was a great man. As one of President George W. Bush’s most important political allies, he helped shape the groundbreaking conservative uprising of the 2000 election and saw that it was implemented with wisdom and discipline in the ensuing years. Despite the horrific wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the equally disturbing attempts to undermine Bush’s Evangelical Christian voice, Ken persevered. He became head of the Republican National Committee as a reward for his efforts and in that role he oversaw the ban of same-sex marriage in 21 states. In many issues large and small, Mehlman occupied a vital place, whether it was through his vocal support of Federal Marriage Amendment or campaigning for Senator Rick Santorum when he publicly condemned sodomy and homosexuality.
Yet now Mr. Mehlman has decided to throw all that away with his public confession that he is gay. In an interview he gave with Marc Ambinder of The Atlantic this week, Mehlman stated that the announcement of his sexual orientation has made him, “a happier and better person” and that, “it’s something I wish I had done years ago.”
Advocates for homosexuality were quick to jump on the story. “He needs to acknowledge the damage he caused and apologize for the lives he’s ruined,” Geoffrey Kors of Equality California said in a press release. Joe Jervis of Joe.My.God (not a religious site) was even more cruel when he called Mr. Mehlman a, “Repulsive Anti-Gay Quisling Homophobic Scumbag Asshat.” But, as the Washington Post noted, most “gay rights organizations generally welcomed his statement.” Fox News cut through all the rhetoric with the straightforward headline, “Disaster Looms If GOP Changes Course On Gay Marriage.” Other news organizations and journalists, including Townhall.com, World Net Daily, Andrew Brietbart, Michelle Malkin and Ann Coulter, have deemed this story just too gossipy and have decided against printing anything at all about Mr. Mehlman.
The question that must be asked now is this: Why does Ken Mehlman think that choosing the homosexual lifestyle is more important to him than the Republican values he once held so dear? For those quislings who say there is a small corner of compatibility for both ideologies, they are simply wrong. Ken’s own career proves that. But why has Ken abandoned such an incredibly impressive résumé? Why does he find same-sex activity so gratifying and engrossing that he would turn his brawny back on the men and women who once respected him so deeply? If he truly loved the Republican party, Mr. Mehlman would have sought help in one of the many programs created to cure unwanted same-sex attraction (SSA). Even after Bill Maher outed him and he resigned from the RNC, he still had a chance to turn his life around. He could have even had a second career as the face of “The Triumph of Family Values.“
WHAT DID THE PRESIDENT KNOW AND WHEN DID HE KNOW IT?
Is President George W. Bush partly to blame for all this? The President has been known to be an astute observer of the human condition, famously being able to read people’s dispositions with a single glance. It seems highly unlikely now that Mr. Bush did not know of Ken’s secret homosexual desires. For a conservative Christian to hand such massive power to a man struggling with salacious same-sex lust is simply immoral. It goes against all Biblical teaching and a leader like Bush should have shown more dedication to his faith in a situation like this. Also, putting someone who suffers from a disastrous personal problem in a high-powered governmental role poses an incredible national security risk. Homosexuals are highly susceptible to blackmail and corruption. Had the Russians or Chinese come into possession of such intelligence, the power they would have held over Mr. Mehlman and the U.S. Government is mind-boggling.
If the President did know, how much did he know? Was he simply aware that Ken exhibited some of the qualities of gay behavior? Or was there actual evidence of Mehlman’s obscene sodomistic encounters that Mr. Bush possessed? Did the President know about Ken’s sweaty male liaisons in 2000 when he was implementing his Evangelical Methodist beliefs into every level of government? Was it in 2002, when our leader embarked on his ambitious crusade to share Christian love and democracy in the Middle East? Or did Bush find out about Ken’s carnal cravings in 2004 at the height of his campaign to crush special “gay” rights on the state level of American politics? To protect his place in history, President Bush truly needs to set the record straight.
The reason this is relevant is because Ken, a poster child of Republican power, is poised to do more damage than good to the party with his confession. Many will take this as a sign of the so-called hypocrisy of conservative morality. Others will see this as further evidence that those who fight hardest against the gay agenda are secretly gay themselves. It makes the Christian movement look rotten at its core, it makes Republicans look as if they live by double standards, and it makes the ideology of family values in America look like a shallow opportunistic ploy to use fear to gain political control.
In retrospect, the rise of Ken Mehlman may have been too hasty. He was a 38 year-old single man when he took the reins of the Republican Party. Possibly the thrill of unfiltered virile power corrupted his youthful, gentle soul. How many fresh-faced all-American men and boys did he have within his ranks? Maybe living in the epicenter of well-breed manliness lured him off course. Maybe it was the long hours trying to save this country from moral decline that wore down his defenses. The forces we fight against really are that massive and overwhelming!
As part of his pivotal role in the national moral debate, Mehlman needed to be up to date on the most graphic examples of liberal and homosexual propaganda. It is very likely that the extended exposure to the gay lifestyle tortured his very innermost being, pushing him like a sleepwalker down the dark alleyways of American depravity, as he sought some answer, some key, late at night in his luxurious Washington, D.C. offices, surrounded by doting interns and men who bristled with a military-like dedication to righteousness in suits as crisp and tight as any young Marine, leaning over his dark mahogany desk with Presidential pronouncements and K-Street invitations, the scent of cologne and cigars, single-malt scotches and raw masculinity, wafting over him… Maybe it was that horrendous challenge people of wisdom face in this country today as the forces of evil gather about us, maybe it was that moment when he felt lonely and helpless that the gay agenda invaded him, raped his very being, deep and hard, again and again, and once inside, he would not let them pull out, the scent of shame would be released in the close quarters of D.C. and he couldn’t bear it, couldn’t bear the world knowing the terribly flamboyant erection of his longings so he let the gay agenda keep raping him at every turn and possibly after all that sodomy he grew to enjoy it in some self-loathing and deplorable way. Or maybe Ken, even with his friend and mentor George W. Bush at his side, had never truly believed in American greatness in the first place and was just using the Christians and conservatives as a backdrop for his uncontrollably thrusting homoerotic fantasties, trolling the righteous for pure young men to violate with a viscous venom that pleasured him as the greatest imaginable insult to our homeland’s morality, a morality that many of us will trust just a little less today because of Ken Mehlman.