It was a perfect pairing, then, when last night the show hosted comedian Kathy Griffin as a guest-star. Why? Because Griffin has made it her day job to bash Sarah Palin. Last night, Griffin took it to a new level, playing a losing tea party politician modeled off of Sarah Palin, with hints of Christine O'Donnell in there.
Predictably, Griffin's character was a hate-mongering, homophobic, birther. Acting as a judge in a glee club competition, Griffin's character discounts the idea of voting for a homo-friendly glee club performance because "Boys shouldn't do a duet. The last thing we need to do is to send a message to children that 'gay is ok.' It is not a legitimate lifestyle, and it is not in the Constitution":
For what it's worth, Palin has hinted that she supported the repeal of "Don't Ask Don't Tell." Beyond that, she also defended the participation of GOProud, a gay group, at the annual conservative pep-rally otherwise known as CPAC--this, when other prominent social conservatives were denouncing GOProud's inclusion in CPAC.
But don't expect this to deter the writers of Glee. Beyond being a ratings behemoth geared toward a younger audience, it's also riding the liberal agenda bandwagon.