The liberal left continues its hypocritical assault on celebrity
chef Paula Deen, and a Christian commentator questions if that
verbal assault includes biblical views, too.
"Paula Deen was hammered for being racist because being racist
is hateful," says Todd Friel, host of "Wretched TV" and "Wretched
"If Christians will now state homosexuality is sinful, which is
being equated with hate, will we be treated the same way that Paula
Deen has been treated?" Friel asks.
A former manager of one of Deen's restaurants recently filed a
harassment lawsuit against the popular chef, and during the
deposition Deen admitted uttering the "N-word" 30 years ago.
The Food Network and corporations, including Target, Sears and
Wal-Mart, have abandoned their sponsoring partnerships with
"I don't have an axe to grind with Paula Deen," says Friel. "She
said she is sorry. She doesn't need to apologize to me. If she said
she is contrite, I believe it. I accept it and we move on."
But Friel says the "liberal left" is still insisting that Deen
"can't be forgiven" for what she did.
"She should lose her contracts. She should lose her job, and she
should lose her reputation for something she said 30 years ago,"
Friel, paraphrasing the left, says.
Random House's Ballantine Books released a statement on Friday,
saying it would not release Deen's forthcoming cookbook as well as
four other cookbooks the chef had been contracted to write.
While many corporations cut and run, already 283,000 fans have
"liked" a Facebook page called "We Support Paula Deen."
Two homosexual men who "married" in Canada and now live in Louisville, Kentucky, have filed a federal lawsuit to have their view of marriage recognized. People with traditional values, meanwhile, are looking for state leadership to defend against a challenge to the state's marriage laws.