For all that she supposedly hates gay people, WIngnut Magna Mater Maggie Gallagher apparently thinks that it's a good idea to brand her new anti-gay initiative by borrowing from the syntax of gay personal ads.
Right on the heels of their much-mocked zombie ad sponsoring their Opus Dei buddy, NOM brings us their latest:
In just a few minutes, NOM President Maggie Gallagher and I will hold a press conference in Trenton, NJ, announcing an ambitious new nationwide “2 Million for Marriage” (2M4M) initiative.
C’mon. You’ve got to be kidding.
Surely her PR people are having a laugh at her expense. Can anyone really be in PR and not have at least done a quick google to see if your new acronym is going to engender giggles?
Although…. if I saw, “Hi, we’re 2M4M and we are against marriage”, it might make some weird sense.
But seriously, how is this even an accident. It’s not like M4M is new. They were using it in the personals columns before the first chat room ever lit up a green blinking curser on a solid black screen.
Yes, that's correct. The same geniuses who named an internet based political organisation in such a way that it's an acrostic for NOM are now branding an effort to rough up gays and then toss the bloody bodies into a closet as "Man For Man", syntax straight from the personal pages of....well, any major newspaper. Most papers even have little boxes explaining what the codes are.
I wouldn't try to read too much into this. Call this a corollary to Occam's Razor: when discussing religious right figures, the simplest explanation is that they're stupid.