Can the GOP learn from Bruce Jenner’s sex change?

Bruce Jenner wants to be a woman. Well, then. Everyone has an opinion about it, and everyone seems to want to do one of two things:

1) Watch it like a freak show with a kind of curiosity; or
2) Impugn, make fun of, advise or otherwise speak to his decision.

Conservatives on social media are either defending Bruce now that he has called himself a conservative Christian, or judging his commitment to the ideals he claims to espouse.

I don’t agree with what Bruce has done, but I would sit at a dinner table with him and listen to his heart about it. I don’t agree with the Kinseyan “we are all sexual from birth and some of us are born transgendered” theory, but that is their theory, and I have mine. My life experience to date is different from his, but I am still learning, too, and I am not perfect, either.

More importantly, I believe in freedom and capitalism. He isn’t trying to change laws or abort babies. Frankly, I don’t care what he does with his freedom.

The truth is that most of Hollywood is 100 percent intolerant of your right to believe any way but their way. Interestingly, Bruce doesn’t really seem like one of them. Don’t give those who hate you the ammo to say that we are the intolerant ones. We aren’t.

We might find Bruce’s decision flawed, narcissistic, opportunistic, freakish, fine, informed, enlightened, honest, upsetting, degrading, an abomination, a contradiction, a travesty, a calculation, a deadly sin, a mistake … the list goes on.

But the reality is that most of us would agree that it is his life, and if that is what he wants to do, we will carry on with what we think our own best choices are and wish him the best.

Conservatives are all about freedom, not imposition. Conservatives are about individual liberty… (CLICK TO CONTINUE READING)