Gaywatch - Liz Cheney, Hallmark & Gay Marriage in Hawaii

  • Aired:  11/18/13
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Liz Cheney passes on the chance to stand up for her sister, Hallmark makes a controversial holiday edit, and Hawaii legalizes same-sex marriage. (5:32)

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]>> Jon: WELCOME BACK TO THE

PROGRAM.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]FOR YET ANOTHER INSTALLMENT IN

OUR AWARD ADJACENT SERIESNT INGAYWATCH.

OUR FIRST STORY TONIGHT DAUGHTEROF THE FORMER VICE PRESIDENT LIZ

CHENEY WHO IS RUNNING FORSENATE.

NOW YOU MAY BE THINKINGTO YOURSELF THAT REALLY

DOESN'T SOUND SO GAY.

[ LAUGHTER ]WELL, AS YOU PROBABLY KNOW

CHENEY'S SISTER IS BOTH GAY ANDMARRIED AND RECENTLY SUPPORTERS

OF LIZ CHENEY'S SENATE PRIMARYOPPONENT MIKE ENZI DECIDED TO

MAKE LIZ CHENEY CHOOSE SIDES.

>> SHE'S BEEN ATTACKED BYSUPERPAC ADS FOR BEING IN FAVOR

OF GAY MARRIAGE.

SHE APPEARS ON MSNBC TO CAMPAIGNAGAINST THE MARRIAGE AMENDMENT.

>> Jon: OH, MY GOD SHE APPEARSON MSNBC THAT'S BASICALLY THE

GAY BATH HOUSE OF CABLE NEWS.

[LAUGHTER]THAT MAKES WHAT SHE SAID ON THE

NETWORK GAY SQUARED.

[LAUGHTER]BUT THIS WAS A CHANCE FOR LIZ

CHENEY TO HAVE A DEFINING MOMENTTO STAND UP NOT ONLY FOR HER

SISTER BUT FOR EQUALITY.

>> I DO BELIEVE IT'S AN ISSUETHAT HAS TO BE LEFT UP TO THE

STATES.

I DO BELIEVE IN THE TRADITIONALDEFINITION OF MARRIAGE.

>> Jon: YOU KNOW REMEMBER WHENDICK CHENEY RETIRED AND WE WERE

WORRIED THERE WOULDN'T BE ACHENEY ON TELEVISION SAYING

AWFUL THINGS?

THERE LIVES ANOTHER.

BUT THE CHENEY'S ARE NOT ALONEIN FACING A BIT OF FUSS THESE

DAYS.

>> HALLMARK'S NEW HOLIDAYSWEATER ORNAMENT USES A LYRIC

FROM DECK THE HALLS DON WE NOWOUR FUN APPAREL.

THEY USED THE WORD FUN TOREPLACE THE WORD GAY.

>> Jon: FIRST OF ALL HOW MANYPEOPLE WERE SITTING AROUND THAT

(bleep) TABLE?

SECOND OF ALL THIS IS HAPPENINGSO MUCH LIKE WHEN CONGRESS

CHANGED THE NAME OF THE PLANETHAT DROPPED THE FIRST ATOMIC

BOMB ON JAPAN TO THE ENOLA FUNLESS OFFENSIVE TO GAY PEOPLE AND

WAY MORE OFFENSIVE TO JAPANESEPEOPLE. WHY DID HALLMARK DOESE

THAT? AND IF NIGHTLINECOULD DRIVE IT HOME

WITH A TECHNO BEAT IT WOULDBE APPRECIATED.

>> THEY EXPLAINED THE WORD GAYHAD ONLY ONE REAL MEANING AND

THEY DIDN'T WANT TO LEAVE ITOPEN TO MISINTERPRETATION.

♪ >> Jon: SO IT'S ABOUT

MISINTERPRETATION.

THEY DIDN'T WANT THE CONFUSION,YOU KNOW, THEY DIDN'T WANT

PEOPLE CONFUSING THE MEANING OFTHE SWEATER.

IT'S LIKE WHAT HAPPENED WITHLAST YEAR'S HALLMARK HOLIDAY

SWEATER ORNAMENT I WANT TO(bleep) FOR CHRISTMAS.

[ LAUGHTER ]WHICH AS YOU KNOW IT'S JUST THAT

BELOVED OLD ENGLISH CHRISTMASCAROL.

I BELIEVE IT WENT SOMETHINGALONG THE LINES OF.

♪ I WANT TO SUCK YOUR (bleep)FOR CHRISTMAS ♪

♪ I WANT --[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

[LAUGHTER]♪ I WANT TO SUCK IT NOW

♪ I'VE BEEN SO VERY GOOD ♪ PLEASE

BY THE WAY --[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

[LAUGHTER][CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

WHY STOP THERE HALLMARK?

THERE'S SO MANY OTHER CHRISTMASTERMS THAT ARE OPEN TO

MISINTERPRETATION, YULE LOG,CANDY CANES, STOCKY STUFFERS.

WHAT ABOUT SANTA GOING DOWN THECHIMNEY?

THAT COULD MEAN SOMETHING ELSEESPECIALLY IF THERE'S A GUY

NAMED CHIMNEY OR WHAT ABOUTGIVING SANTA MILK AND COOKIES

WHAT IF THEY MISINTERPRETATIONTHAT TO THE URBAN DICTIONARY

SLANG FOR A GUY (bleep) INANOTHER GUY'S (bleep) AND THEN

THEY KISS EACH OTHER AND SWIRLIT AROUND?

[LAUGHTER]WHAT IF SOMEONE DID THAT TO

SANTA?

[LAUGHTER]WHAT ARE WE TALKING ABOUT?

[LAUGHTER]STILL -- I WANTED TO POINT OUT

IT'S A REAL THING ON URBANDICTIONARY.

IT'S A REAL THING AND YOU SHOULDHAVE SEEN THE OTHER ONES.

FOR THE LAST STORY TONIGHT WETHOUGHT WE WOULD END WITH GOOD

NEWS.

>> GAY MARRIAGE NOW THE LAW INHAWAII.

THE GOVERNOR SIGNED THE BILLMAKING THE ALOHA STATE THE

15th STATE PLUS THE DISTRICTOF COLUMBIA TO ALLOW SAME-SEX

MARRIAGE.

>> Jon: YES!

IT'S GREAT NEWS.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]HAWAIIAN GAY MARRIAGE.

FINALLY HAWAII'S GAY CITIZENSCAN STAND UP AND SAY WE ARE

DESERVING OF THE SAME DIGNITY ASOF OUR FELLOW CITIZENS BECAUSE

WE KNOW THERE'S ONLY ONEABOMINATION IN THE STATE OF

HAWAII AND IT IS THEIR (bleep)DISGUSTING PIZZA.

I MEAN HAM AND PINEAPPLE.

EVEN CHICAGO THINKS YOUR PIZZAIS DISGUSTING.

JUST KIDDING ABOUT THE PIZZATHING.

WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

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