Ann Coulter is really proud of her
claim that she talked gay GOP group GOProud out of supporting gay
marriage, and wants America's gratitude.
The 49-year-old Coulter stirred the
conservative pot last fall when she agreed to headline Homocon
2010, the first annual convention of gay conservatives sponsored
by GOProud. But she rankled some of the gay Republicans in the room
when she said that marriage “is not a civil right – you're not
At last week's Conservative Political
Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington she attempted to have it both
that she had convinced the group to drop its support of gay marriage
because the issue was being used by liberals to destroy the family,
while supporting their participation in the convention.
co-sponsorship of the event prompted a backlash from social
conservatives who organized a boycott.
She told CPAC attendees that liberals
like to use gays as “a cat's paw to attack the family.”
“The left is trying to co-op gays and
I don't think we should let them. They should be on our side. We're
for low taxes, we're for low crime, we're against the terrorists that
want to kill gays. Gays are natural conservatives,” she told the
Appearing Tuesday on Fox News, she
repeated her claims to host Sean Hannity.
“I was GOProud's first speaker.
They're conservative gays. And I talked them out of their gay
marriage plank,” she said.
“You're welcome, America.”
“Liberals have been using one special
interest group after another for their attacks on the family,” she
added. “Liberals don't care about blacks, they don't care about
women, they don't care about gays – they care about destroying the
family so that you have one loyalty and that is to the state.”