abcWhen older generations think of ABC TV sitcoms, “The Brady Bunch” or “Happy Days” might come to mind. Now, long removed from the days of Richie Cunningham and Alice the housekeeper, the legacy network is celebrating the life of one of the nation’s most provocative homosexual activists. A feature by the Hollywood Reporter about the new series noted Dan Savage’s sex and relationship column and his founding of the LGBT activist group “It Gets Better.”  But missing was any mention of Savage’s many episodes of vulgar and bizarre attacks on Christians and others of opposing views, such as presidential candidates Gary Bauer, Sen. Rick Santorum and Gov. Sarah Palin. Savage infamously has admitted that while suffering from the flu, he volunteered for Bauer’s 2000 campaign, licked doorknobs and other objects at a campaign office, and handed Bauer a saliva-coated pen with the intent of passing on the virus to the candidate and his supporters. When Santorum made a reference to bestiality in a discussion of homosexuality, Savage formed the website “” to create a “Google bomb” to smear the senator, using his name as the definition of a byproduct of anal sex. And he sent a tweet expressing his wish that Palin be stricken with cancer. More