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Joseph Farah/World Net Daily: All Kinds Of Crazy

I received an e-mail alert from World Nut Net Daily today (I'm not sure why, as I've never subscribed to their insanity in any form). Apparently, Ann Coulter (yes, that Ann Coulter) isn't conservative enough for them -- so they have canceled her appearance at the "Taking America Back National Conference" because she agreed to also speak at GOProud's "Homocon". The attempt-at-humor headline of the e-mail? "WND dumps Ann Coulter from Miami due to Homoconflict". Ugh:
"Ultimately, as a matter of principle, it would not make sense for us to have Ann speak to a conference about 'taking America back' when she clearly does not recognize that the ideals to be espoused there simply do not include the radical and very 'unconservative' agenda represented by GOProud," said Farah. "The drift of the conservative movement to a brand of materialistic libertarianism is one of the main reasons we planned this conference from the beginning."

Asked by Farah why she was speaking to GOProud, Coulter said: "They hired me to give a speech, so I'm giving a speech. I do it all the time."

Farah then asked: "Do you not understand you are legitimizing a group that is fighting for same-sex marriage and open homosexuality in the military – not to mention the idea that sodomy is just an alternate lifestyle?"

Coulter responded: "That's silly, I speak to a lot of groups and do not endorse them. I speak at Harvard and I certainly don't endorse their views. I've spoken to Democratic groups and liberal Republican groups that loooove abortion. The main thing I do is speak on college campuses, which is about the equivalent of speaking at an al-Qaida conference. I'm sure I agree with GOProud more than I do with at least half of my college audiences. But in any event, giving a speech is not an endorsement of every position held by the people I'm speaking to. I was going to speak for you guys, I think you're nuts on the birther thing (though I like you otherwise!)."
My emphasis.

Putting aside all of the craziness regarding Birtherism over at WND, Farah is shooting himself in the foot with this decision.

When you only invite speakers who agree with you 100% of the time, how is that encouraging educational growth? Open discussion of ideas?

It seems to me that Farah really likes to rail on folks as being "fascist" and "Marxist". But, when you look at his actions (essentially silencing someone who disagrees with his position), it seems that Mr. Farah may be falling victim to the very principles at which he lobs so much criticism.