Today, NBA basketball player Jason Collins became the first major sports athlete to come out as a gay man. This is huge, especially in the sports world. It took a lot of courage for Jason Collins to basically put everything on the line and do this. LGBT kids now have an active role model in the sports world to look up to. In many ways, Jason Collins is a hero.
But, don’t you dare try and tell that to Breitbart editor-at-large, Ben Shapiro!:
So, I wonder who Ben Shapiro considers a hero? Surprisingly, for a word that holds such a high caliber of meaning to Mr. Shapiro, he sure seems to throw it around quite often.
Let’s take a look…
Failed Republican Vice Presidential candidate, job quitter & noted newspaper reader, Sarah Palin:
Failed 2012 Republican Presidential candidate, Newt “I’m On My Third Wife” Gingrich:
Texas Republican Senator and Tea Party wunderkind, Ted Cruz:
Tea Party favorite and former Republican Florida Rep., who threw a temper tantrum refusing to admit defeat when he lost, Allen West:
Failed 2012 Republican challenger for Sherrod Brown’s Senate seat, Josh Mandel:
Comedian Adam Carolla:
Comic book writer/artist, Frank Miller:
Conservative Hollywood filmmaker:
Conservative radio host, Mark Levin:
Right wing radio host, Rush Limbaugh:
Fictional movie character, Gordon Gekko:
Don’t ya’ll remember when Sarah Palin, Rush Limbaugh, Allen West, Newt Gingrich, Adam Carolla, & the fictional Gordon Gekko all valiantly fought at Normandy?