Consider This... Politically Incorrect Isn't Wrong - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

5/19/09

Consider This... Politically Incorrect Isn't Wrong

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LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - As someone who regularly gives their opinion, I can't help but weigh in on the recent Miss USA controversy.

You'll recall Carrie Prejean answered a pageant question on national television that included her belief that marriage was between a man and a woman. She was very straightforward about it. Well, her comments were followed by a barrage of personal attacks all because of her answer.

Consider this, Carrie Prejean gave a politically incorrect answer to a politically correct audience and was ridiculed, belittled, and discredited for it.  That is just plain un-American.

Those who attacked Ms. Prejean should remember they live in a country that allows them their opinion without consequence. And to put someone on trial in the media for giving an honest opinion is simply hypocritical.  

And those hypocrites should remember that free speech was designed to protect them.  But in this case it is clear - free speech doesn't exist unless you agree with pop culture and the national media.

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