Cheney Now Too Radical for the Radical Right

A few hours ago, Joe Sudbay wrote a post saying that Dick Cheney wouldn’t even be able to get the GOP nomination in 2012 because he is too gay-friendly, due to the fact that he recently stated that he supports gay marriage.

As Sudbay noted: “That’s a deal breaker in today’s Republican Party. The religious right would never allow it.”

He was not exaggerating:

A conservative Christian political activist accuses former Vice President Dick Cheney of advocating “sexual anarchy.”

Matt Barber, director of cultural affairs with Liberty Counsel, says Cheney’s love for his lesbian daughter has “clouded his judgment.”

“If freedom to marry means, as he said, that people ought to be free to enter into any kind of union they wish, well then, he’s virtually endorsing polyamory and polygamy, and incestuous marriage, and bestiality,” Barber claims. “[There are] no holds barred here.”

The Liberty Counsel attorney notes that Cheney is even further to the left on the marriage issue than President Obama. Although Obama supports the repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act and advocates for “civil unions,” he opposes same-sex marriage.