Only Four Years Ago Pushing Homosexuality was Embarrassing to Clinton

Emails show that Hillary Clinton was not happy about pushing homosexuality on passports.

The National Review is reporting on this as an embarrassment for Hillary Clinton, but I think it embarrasses the pro-homosexual forces even more: “E-mail: Hillary Clinton Lashed Out at Staff over Gay-Friendly Passports.”

An e-mail included in the latest tranche of Clinton documents released by the State Department on Wednesday shows the then-secretary of state exploding at her staff over plans to replace “Mother” and “Father” with “Parent One” and “Parent Two” on passport application forms, complaining about the decision and refusing to defend it in the face of partisan opposition.

Clinton learned about the change through a January 7, 2011 article in The Washington Post. But the policy shift was first announced in a December 2010 press release from the State Department. “These improvements are being made to provide a gender-neutral description of a child’s parents and in recognition of different types of families,” the statement read.

The next day, Clinton sent an early-morning e-mail excoriating top aides Cheryl Mills and Jake Sullivan for the secretive policy shift. “I’m not defending that decision, which I disagree w and knew nothing about, in front of this Congress,” she wrote. “I could live w letting people in nontraditional families choose another descriptor so long as we retained the presumption of mother and father. We need to address this today or we will be facing a huge Fox-generated media storm led by [Sarah] Palin et al.”

So are we supposed to believe that Hillary Clinton was unaware of the culture in 2011? Or are we supposed to believe that the culture has shifted so much since that recent time?

Neither of those possibilities seem all that plausible to me. Maybe the truth is that the sudden pro-homosexual push is a temporary bit of madness and that the culture is going to react against the resulting legal revolution. We see evidence of buyer’s remorse in the polling data about morality in our nation. If even Hillary Clinton was afraid of the issue as recently as 2011, maybe “family values” have more popularity among voters than the media wants us to realize.