It's been a while since we've had a Dear A$$hole post. It's not because there's a shortage of worthy candidates. In fact it's quite the opposite; we see them on a daily basis. But every once in a while we encounter someone who's not just an a$$hole - he's a big a$$hole. And today at the New York Road Runners therapy Facebook page, we found someone who fits that description.
Mike O'Connor, who is a Pastor at the Rockland Presbyterian Church deemed it appropriate to comment on a post about the annual Gay & Lesbian Pride race held by NYRR. Pastor O'Connor "joked" that anyone who has to stop to tie their shoe during the race would be well served to step off the course.
I like tasteless humor as much as the next guy. (OK - maybe more than the next guy.) But making such a homophobic comment in a public forum isn't necessary, it isn't funny, and it isn't acceptable.