Why Are the Media Hosting Anti-Gay Bigots to Comment on DADT?

Why are the media hosting anti-gay bigots like Family Research Council's president Tony Perkins & Peter Sprigg to comment on Don't Ask Don't Tell (DADT) as if they knew anything about our military and what repealing might mean to it?

That's what Media Matter is asking:
Media have turned to conservatives with histories of making bigoted, anti-gay remarks to comment on Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Mike Mullen's February 2 testimony on repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell (DADT). Those commentators include Family Research Council (FRC) president Tony Perkins, who had claimed that the "real issue" regarding the scandal involving former Rep. Mark Foley's (R-FL) interactions with congressional pages is the purported "link between homosexuality and child sexual abuse," and FRC senior fellow Peter Sprigg, who once said that he preferred to "export homosexuals" rather than "import them."

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