August 23, 2014

Another one? Greco-triumphalism trumps the moral tradition — again

Senate Candidate Alexi Giannoulias and Abp. Demetrios (GOA). Who is looking over their shoulder?

Alexi Giannoulias is the Democratic candidate for US Senate (Obama's old seat). He crows about his endorsement from Planned Parenthood ("incredibly honored to be the only senate candidate to be endorsed by Planned Parenthood!!" twitter), favors homosexual marriage and wants to repeal DOMA, even marched in Chicago's gay rights parade (dissipation alert) calling it "a thrill of a lifetime." Needless to say, the Greek lobby is ecstatic, "His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America recognized the extraordinary public service of two of the Greek-American community’s brightest young stars at a reception in Washington, D.C. on the occasion of the Inauguration of the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama" (from 2008). … [Read more...]