Comment of the Day: In Defense of the Star Tribune's Anti-Transgender Ad

The transgender pride flag.

The transgender pride flag.

Though some readers threatened to cancel their subscriptions in response to the anti-transgender ad that ran in Sunday's Star Tribune, Dennis Jansen, an engagement manager at Thomson Reuters, argues the paper made the right call.

That's not because he doesn't support the LGBT cause. Instead, Jansen points out that by letting groups like the Minnesota Child Protection League espouse their hurtful views, media outlets like the Strib give them enough rope to hang themselves, so to speak.

Here's what Jansen said:
-- Dennis Jansen (@dennisjansen) September 29, 2014 Reflecting on the experience of marriage equality becoming law in Minnesota, we have to say -- he has a point.

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