Thursday, July 26, 2007

Charles Kaiser on Colbert Report

Charles Kaiser, friend and author of the fabulous Gay Metropolis, absolutely killed on "The Colbert Report" last night.

One of many sharp responses:

Colbert: Now, nothing against gay people. But why do they have to be open about their gayness? For years... I'm serious here. For years they were, you know, they weren't any less gay but we didn't have to hear about it.

Kaiser: We discovered if you're not open about who you are, there are two possibilities. You become a Republican congressman who then sends nasty notes to teenagers over the computer or you lead a large congregation in Colorado of Christians.