Megyn Kelly appeared on Ellen DeGeneres’ talk show on Wednesday. On the episode Ellen DeGeneres tells Megyn Kelly she can’t have Trump on her show because he is “not only dangerous for the country and for me personally as a gay woman but to the world.”
The comment was made after Ellen asked Kelly if she would invite Trump on her show. Kelly said yes, which obviously surprised Ellen.
First Ellen asked, “Would you have him on your show?”
“Megyn replied, “Definitely. I mean I would not say no to the sitting President of the United States.”
Kelly then asked Ellen if she would say no to the President of the United States.
“Yeah,” Ellen fired back.
I just, you know, he is who he is and he has enough attention and he has his Twitter account and he has ways to get his message across. There’s nothing that I am going to say to him that is going to change him and I don’t want to give him a platform because it just validates him. And for me to have someone on the show, I really, I have to at least admire them in some way and I can’t have someone who I feel is not only dangerous for the country and for me personally as a gay woman but to the world. He’s dividing all of us and I think I don’t want him on the show,” DeGeneres said again to massive applause.
Per Daily Wire:
Ellen did not explain what she meant by Trump being “dangerous” to gay people. Despite similar, repeated accusations from the Left, Trump was elected as the most pro-LGBT Republican ever and has made clear that he is “fine” with the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage. The truth is, Trump likely supported gay marriage before Hillary Clinton, who did not endorse it until 2013.
If Ellen feels threatened by Trump’s DOJ defending the First Amendment right of a private business owner to choose not to “create expression for and participate” in a ceremony, like a gay wedding, with which his deeply held beliefs conflict, her issue is with the Constitution, not Trump. If she is conflating gay people with transgender individuals, Trump’s “transgender military ban” is actually just a return to a decades-old policy only reversed by President Obama in his final term and based in pragmatic issues, not ideological ones. Here is a summary of Trump’s positions on LGBT issues dating back a few decades from The Hill:
In the 1980s & 1990s Trump donated heavily to charities that focused on the AIDS outbreak. When he floated a third party presidential run in 1999 he went on record saying he would consider adding sexual orientation to the Civil Rights Act. Trump is also believed to be the first private club owner in Palm Beach — in this case Mar-a-Lago — to admit a gay couple. This is not the resume of an LGBT foe.
Fast forward to the 2016 election and Trump’s view of the LGBT community remained unchanged. In June 2015 he forcefully condemnedthe terror attack at Pulse nightclub, a LGBT club. In condemning this attack, Trump bravely spoke an ugly truth many in the elite dare not speak – radical Islam and the LGBT community do not mix. Trump took this truth to Cleveland when he vowed to protect the LGBT community. …
Trump asked gay Silicon Valley tycoon Peter Thiel to address the Republican delegates. Thiel accepted then and is now a part of Trump’s transition team. And now Trump is said to be considering Richard Grenell, an openly gay man, to be his ambassador to the U.N.
The left doesn’t want pesky facts to get in the way of their busted argument. The left doesn’t truly believe Trump hates gay people. They just hate Trump because he isn’t one of them. A leftist.