Some Jerks Freaked Out About A Gay NBA Player, So The President And The Internet Responded Like This

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When Jason Collins became the first male professional athlete in a major sport to be open about his sexual orientation, a few loud jerks decided to panic and yell about it. But a bunch more people with louder voices stepped up to get his back. Here's some of the best ones that Mother Jones comprehensively compiled.

First, the president had something to say.

Then the entire Internet chimed in as well. 

and my personal favorite: 

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