Lawrence O'Donnell rails against political pundits who hold up the so-called "Catholic vote" to make points about gay rights, using a new study which shows that American Catholics are at least five points more supportive than the general public across a range of gay and lesbian issues.
56% of Catholics believe that gay sex is not a sin, 10 points higher than the general population, according to the study.
"Sarah Palin and Glenn Beck are slandering three-quarters of American Catholics, and when Glenn Beck slanders those millions of liberal American Catholics he does so because he believes he is religiously superior to them. He believes he achieved this religious superiority by becoming a Mormon..."
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