SAN FRANCISCO, May 30, 2011 ( – Pornographer Larry Flynt, 69, is wheel-chair bound and speaking with difficulty but remains unrepentant.  In a recent interview, Flynt admired the Obama family while showing great disdain for Sarah Palin, especially in that she did not abort her Down’s Syndrome child.

“Sarah Palin is the dumbest thing,” Flynt told Johann Hari of London’s Independent newspaper.  “She did a disservice to every woman in America. She knew from the first month of pregnancy that kid was going to be Down’s Syndrome. It’s brain dead. A virtual vegetable. She carries it to all these different political events against abortion, she did it just because she didn’t want to say she’d had an abortion. How long is it going to live? Another 12, 15 years? Doesn’t even know it’s in this world. So what kind of compassionate conservative is she? I don’t think anybody will want her near the White House.”


Hari, granted a rare face-to-face interview with Flynt, described him as confined to a wheelchair, hardly able to communicate, unable to support his neck, or retain attention for more than a few seconds.  Nevertheless, the pornographer whose own daughter claims she was raped by him, remains unrepentant and claims that news of his mother’s promiscuity was not the cause of his mistreatment of women.

In his characteristic troubling manner Flynt showed admiration for the Obama family. He said he doubted Barack Obama would cheat on his wife.  “You ever looked at her? If he ever cheated on her she’d kick his ass. You know they may be black but they’ve got a very stable family.”

Flynt has a penchant for anti-Republican politics.  In the late 1990s he headed up a campaign threatening to dig up and expose sex scandals of Republicans who sought Bill Clinton’s impeachment.

See the full interview with Flynt here. (WARNING: Contains graphic descriptions of porn.)