By Peter Montgomery | Senior Fellow - People for the American Way
Imagine for a moment that a liberal group decided to wage economic warfare against an American company that supported Christian causes by trying to inflame anti-Christian sentiment in a Muslim-majority country. Can you imagine the outrage?
The recent release of internal strategy memos of the so-called National Organization for Marriage (NOM) calls for the use of race as a means of stripping the freedom to marry from loving and committed same-sex couples.
It would be wall-to-wall coverage on Fox News. Glenn Beck would be crying treason. Columnists would be denouncing the group's leaders for exporting bigotry and for a violation of basic American values.
So why has silence greeted the news that a major Religious Right organization is fomenting anti-gay sentiments in other parts of the world as a means of attacking an American company that supports LGBT equality?