“conventional views”

a conventional family judged by an old convention

a conventional family judged by an old convention

Richard Cohen explains how two people being married is icky in “conventional views“:

Today’s GOP is not racist, as Harry Belafonte alleged about the tea party, but it is deeply troubled — about the expansion of government, about immigration, about secularism, about the mainstreaming of what used to be the avant-garde. People with conventional views must repress a gag reflex when considering the mayor-elect of New York — a white man married to a black woman and with two biracial children. (Should I mention that Bill de Blasio’s wife, Chirlane McCray, used to be a lesbian?) This family represents the cultural changes that have enveloped parts — but not all — of America. To cultural conservatives, this doesn’t look like their country at all.

because one of those people is black and has been in same sex relationships before. racist and homophobic statement, all at once.

Remember he writes for Washington Post our nation’s pre-eminent political paper.