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NYC St. Pat's Parade leader compares gays and lesbians to neo-nazis, KKK and prostitutes

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Happy St. Patrick's Day from the gay-bashing Irish leaders in NYC.

New York's City Council Speaker, Christine Callahan Quinn, who is both Irish and a lesbian, won't march in the annual NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade and I say, good for her. The parade organizers are a bunch of hateful bigots who will not allow Ms. Quinn to acknowledge that she's a lesbian. The hate rhetoric coming from the parade leader is worthy of the worst haters in America:

Ms. Quinn's decision came as John Dunleavy, the parade chairman, touched off a new controversy by comparing Irish gay activists to neo-Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan. In an interview yesterday in The Irish Times, Mr. Dunleavy was quoted as saying, "If an Israeli group wants to march in New York, do you allow neo-Nazis into their parade? If African-Americans are marching in Harlem, do they have to let the Ku Klux Klan into their parade?"
The print edition of this article in today's NY Times also includes this paragraph which does not appear in the on-line version:
He added that "people have rights," and that if the parade allowed Irish gay men and lesbians, "is the Irish Prostitute Association next?"
In one interview, Dunleavy compared gays and lesbians to neo-nazis, the KKK and prostitutes. Makes one proud to be Irish.

Chris Quinn is a class act. She's handling this issue with dignity. The same can't be said of Mr. Dunleavy. He may run a stupid parade once a year, but she's the second most powerful person in the largest city in America.

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