KNIGHT: Liberals' war on Boy Scouts.... Good works..... don't soften left's hatred
On July 17, the Scouts released a two-year study whose common-sense conclusion was that it's still not a good idea to put males who sexually desire other males into the Scouts as either role models or members. The report followed the dismissal in April of an openly lesbian Cub Scout leader.
As in June 2000, liberals exploded in outrage, with the media leading the charge.
"Once again CNN is cheerleading the fight for gay rights, this time within the Boy Scouts," Media Research Center's Matt Hadro reported on July 18. "An effusive Starting Point panel welcomed gay activist Zach Wahls on Wednesday and celebrated his cause of pushing the Boy Scouts toward acceptance of openly-gay scouts and leaders.