Political party affiliation is a personal choice, but some parties seem to be significantly less tolerant than others, especially the Tea Party (or as Bill Maher refers to its members, the "Tea Baggers"). According to Wikipedia, "82% [of Tea Party members] do not believe that gay and lesbian couples should have the legal right to marry, and that about 52% believed that 'lesbians and gays have too much
That's pretty frightening to ALL Americans when you consider that marriage is a civil right. After all, denying civil rights to ANY group of Americans is a nasty slippery slope that our beautiful country doesn't want to slide down (again). And to think that a group of Americans identified strictly by their lifestyle has "too much political power" indicates some personal fear, which leads to intolerance, hate, and violence.
What's interesting is that Tea Party members may not realize that a "Tea Party" (a.k.a. a Tea Dance) is actually an afternoon outdoor social enjoyed by the gay and transgender community. That's right Tea Baggers, you named your intolerant political party after an extremely tolerant, fun, positive, hard body, outdoor
In the spirit of tolerance, I say we hold a Tea Party for Tolerance! Who's with me?