The Chapman University law professor and anti-gay marriage activist stars in a House committee vaudeville act
You remember Chapman University's John Eastman. He’s one of Don Wagner’s pals, a crew that includes Arizona's Joe Arpaio.
Well, the East Man is in the news again, testifying about gay marriage before Congress.
Here's an excerpt from R. Scott Moxley's report:
…[I]t's Eastman's oratory that's most entertaining. He claims he's living in an apocalyptic setting in which, as with any good summer blockbuster, good confronts evil. In the frequent AM-Christian-radio pontificator's mind, he's a fearless warrior for righteousness….
It takes a shameless scoundrel, especially for a man who wraps himself in a scholarly wardrobe, to try to convert a debate over marriage equality into a hysterical, non sequitur question about whether civilization wants to exterminate itself. But Eastman isn't just a professor. He's also a would-be Republican politician who has been trounced in efforts to become California's Attorney General, a race in which he called for armed revolution if gay couples are allowed to marry….