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Exclusive: American Family Association Bravely Refuses To Touch Sodomite Postage Stamps Honoring Harvey Milk

Yep, that's the right address. We checked.We have to say that we are very big fans of our readers — not merely when they throw money at us to buy human beings, but also when they do something this wonderfully trollish. You may recall that we recently challenged you to send the nice folks at the American Patriarchy Association some love in envelopes adorned with Harvey Milk stamps, which they are urging people to boycott because ew, gay. And so Alert Wonkette Operative “TK” (from yr Dok Zoom’s own state of Idaho) sent them a little note, and even a small donation, in an envelope with one of the terrible horrible demon stamps. And back it came!

“TK” writes us:

Sent by me with a donation to them in it. Perhaps the security-lined envelope kept that check safe from an inadvertent opening. I thought their credibility could be purchased for $10. If only they’d set their non-gay pride aside, they could have purchased 22 non-Harvey Milk stamps with that much.

Doesn’t the AFA care for the patriotic civic servants at the USPS? Those who had to walk this poor Harvey Milk envelope back to me in a socialistic manner? The LEAST the AFA could have done was put another stamp on it to pay the offending donation back to me. Perhaps with the Anita Bryant stamp?

(Hold on… what’s that? You say she doesn’t have a stamp?! How about Jerry Falwell? Grrr.)

I guess never mind with that idea.

OK, but let’s not forget that Anita Bryant is still alive and collecting terrible art, so she, at least, doesn’t even qualify for a stamp.

Still, it’s encouraging to know that the AFA does indeed have the courage of its very very petty convictions, and is complying with its own recommendation that decent Christian folk just send back any GayMail unopened. By being deliberate freeloaders and not paying for the return trip, they have sent a very important moral message.

But if they really wanted to make that message clear, shouldn’t they also scrawl something appropriately biblical on the envelope, like maybe quoting exactly what Jesus said about homosexuality?

Oh wait. They did, didn’t they?

Follow Doktor Zoom on Twitter. He likes the new commemorative stamp honoring prostitution. It’s a 49 cent stamp, but if you want to lick it, it’s a dollar. (Damn, these old SNL jokes don’t update well).

About the author

Doktor Zoom Is the pseudonym of Marty Kelley, who lives in Boise, Idaho. He acquired his nym from a fan of Silver-Age comics after being differently punctual to too many meetings. He is not a medical doctor, although he has a real PhD (in Rhetoric and Composition).

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