In his new book Suicide of a Superpower, MSNBC political analyst Pat Buchanan attacks the idea of gays serving in the military as an "indoctrination of recruits, soldiers, and officers into an acceptance of the gay life style" and calls same-sex marriage an "absurd notion of equality." Buchanan has a long history of anti-LGBT bigotry. He has called gays "sodomites" and said they are "literally hell-bent on Satanism and suicide"; called homosexuality a "disorder" that can be handled with therapy; and said that in "a healthy society, it will be contained, segregated, controlled, and stigmatized."
Buchanan's New Book Attacks LGBT Rights
Buchanan: Allowing Gays To Serve In Military Is "Indoctrination" Of Soldiers; Same-Sex Marriage Is An "Absurd Notion Of Equality."
Buchanan's Long Crusade Against The LGBT Community
Buchanan: "In A Healthy Society, [Homosexuality] Will Be Contained, Segregated, Controlled, And Stigmatized, Carrying Both A Legal And Social Sanction."
Buchanan On American Psychiatric Association Dropping "Homosexuality From Its List Of Mental Disorders": "If A Covey Of Quacks Voted Tomorrow That Masochism, Bestiality, And Incest Were Not Signs Of Personality Disorder, That Don't Necessarily Make It So."
Buchanan On "Homosexuality": "Its Rise Almost Always Is Accompanied, As In The Weimar Republic, With A Decay Of Society And A Collapse Of Its Basic Cinder Block, The Family."
Buchanan: "To Some Of Us, Homosexuality Is An Affliction, Like Alcoholism."
Buchanan: "Homosexuality Involves Sexual Acts Most Men Consider Not Only Immoral, But Filthy."
Buchanan: "Where Is The Successful Society Where Homosexual Marriage Was Normal?"
Buchanan: "Promiscuous Homosexuals Appear Literally Hell-Bent On Satanism And Suicide."
Buchanan Referred To Gays As "Sodomites" And "The Pederast Proletariat."
Buchanan: "If The Gay Community Practiced [Catholic] Teaching, We Wouldn't Have An AIDS Problem In The First Place."
Buchanan: "The Poor Homosexuals -- They Have Declared War Upon Nature And Now Nature Is Extracting An Awful Retribution."
Buchanan: "The Holy Father Did Not Invent The Fact That Homosexuality Was An Intrinsic Disorder. It Is An Intrinsic Disorder."
Buchanan: "Homosexual Sex Is Unnatural And Immoral."
Buchanan Campaigned For President By Smearing LGBTs
Buchanan: "Homosexuality Is A Disorder"; "Homosexual" Or "Homosexual Rights" Advocates Won't Be In My Cabinet.
Buchanan Claimed Gays "Have Used Religious Groups To Successfully Treat The Problem."
Buchanan Says He Wouldn't Want A Qualified, Openly Gay Cabinet Member "To Reflect Discredit" On His Administration.
AP: "Buchanan's Fund-Raising Letters Are Bluntly Pitched To Those Who Fear Recognition For Gays."
Buchanan Calls AIDS "Nature's Retribution" Against Gays.
Buchanan Ad In 1992: Paired With "Scenes Of Undressed Gay Black Men," Ad Denounced "So-called Art [That Has] Glorified Homosexuality."
LA Times: Buchanan Sought "To Exploit More Regional Forms Of Conservative Dissatisfaction" By Attacking Gays.
Buchanan: "I Do Not Take Back One Word" Of Calling Gays "Sodomites" And Claiming AIDS Is Nature's Revenge.
In Primetime Convention Speech, Buchanan Denounced "Homosexual Rights."