Anti-Gay Michele Bachmann Uses Katy Perry’s Gay Anthem Firework For Campaign

Anti-Gay Michele Bachmann Uses Katy Perry’s Gay Anthem Firework For Campaign

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Openly anti-​gay Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann used Katy Perry’s pro-​gay #1 hit song, “Firework,” as her theme song at the ultra-​conservative Right Online conference over the weekend. Perry’s “Firework” video is infused with self-​acceptance stories, includes a scene of two young men kissing. Perry’s other hit songs include, “Ur So Gay,” and, “I Kissed a Girl.”

Firework, as many of you remember, was dedicated to Dan Savage’s It Gets Better Project, the organization that exists to convince young LGBT people not to end their lives over the terrible nonsense homophobes inflict upon them. Nonsense like these greatest hits from Bachmann:

Lovely woman, eh? Expect Katy Perry to issue a statement disavowing her connection to Bachmann’s campaign any moment now.

(via New Civil Rights Movement)

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