Comedian Daniel Whitney, known by his
stage character Larry the Cable Guy, believes people should mind
their own business when it comes to gay marriage.
During an interview with Larry King,
Whitney, 50, said that he was a “libertarian conservative.”
“Leave me alone,” King said,
referring to the libertarian philosophy.
“Yeah, pretty much. Mind your own
business,” Whitney responded. “That's one thing I can't figure
out about the country lately is, why can't people mind their own
“Do you care if gays play football or
get married?” King asked.
“You know I'm so sick of hearing
about gay this, gay that. I could care less. It ain't affecting my
life at all. Yeah, it gets so irritating.”
“I wish people would … I don't know
when we turned in to a nation of 3-year-old babies. But everything
offends everybody, everything offends. We live in the free-est,
greatest country in the world. That's why there's so many people
bitching about stuff, because they got it too good in this country.
Those other countries, you don't hear them bitching. You know why?
Because they gotta go out and try to find something to eat. That's
“Live your life, leave other people
alone, and just enjoy your life. Enjoy being an American, it's a
great country. Why you gotta complain about everything?” (The
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