: I love it when religious nutjobs reveal themselves to be … religious nutjobs.

Today’s lesson from the gospel according to the looney is that SpongeBob is trying to seduce young people into the evils of homosexuality. An LA Times editorial summarizes the sermon:

Here’s how we learned about SpongeBob.

“Does anyone here know SpongeBob?” Dr. James Dobson asked darkly, addressing a black-tie audience at one of Tuesday’s inaugural events. Dobson is the founder of Focus on the Family, one of the nation’s most outspoken conservative Christian groups. SpongeBob holds hands with his starfish pal Patrick, and likes to watch the imaginary television show “The Adventures of Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy.” Evidence enough, to Dobson at any rate, that the guy’s a menace.

SpongeBob’s rep is that he’s a nice guy