RECENT  POSTS:  » PFOX's Quinlan says SBC leader's opposition to 'reparative therapy' is cruel » That Idaho wedding venue posts new 'rules and regulations'; will still perform non-Christian weddings » Another deceptive thing about NOM's duplicitous anti-Hagan ad » NOM trying to shape Arkansas politics without even learning state's abbreviation » Video: Focus on the Family staffer who calls homosexuality 'particularly evil lie of Satan' hangs out in Chicago's Boystown » Video: Another new NOM ad targets Sen. Mark Pryor (D-AR); uses James O'Keefe video as source » What the heck is 'NOM Victory Fund'? » Video: NOM reminds North Carolinians that they, Thom Tillis forced state into unconstitutional mess » Actually no, kindness does not demand making people mad at you » Another evangelical leader comes out against so-called reparative therapy  

« Go back a post || Return to G-A-Y homepage || Haul tail to next post »

08/28/2007

If Larry gets case of the scandal, Mitt not gonna catch it

by Jeremy Hooper

Picture 6-80In light of the revelation that he was arrested for allegedly soliciting sex in a public restroom, Republican Senator Larry Craig has resigned from his prominent role with Mitt Romney's presidential campaign.

Though personally we think the resignation is more than a little short-sighted, as the "undercover cop in a bathroom stall" vote is expected to be quite viable in the upcoming primaries and subsequent general election. Fortunately for Romney and the rest of the GOP slate, it seems more and more every day like they have a closet full of folks capable of filling that particular outreach role.

Craig resigns from Romney campaign post [CNN Political Ticker]

**RELATED:

**ALSO: Here's Craig's statement on the matter, released last night:

"At the time of this incident, I complained to the police that they were misconstruing my actions,”...“I was not involved in any inappropriate conduct. I should have had the advice of counsel in resolving this matter. In hindsight, I should not have pled guilty. I was trying to handle this matter myself quickly and expeditiously."

**MORE: As Pam points out over at Americablog, Craig's record on our issue is solidly anti-gay:

*Voted YES on constitutional ban of same-sex marriage. (Jun 2006)
* Voted NO on adding sexual orientation to definition of hate crimes. (Jun 2002)
* Voted NO on expanding hate crimes to include sexual orientation. (Jun 2000)
* Voted YES on prohibiting same-sex marriage. (Sep 1996)
* Voted NO on prohibiting job discrimination by sexual orientation. (Sep 1996)

**STILL MORE: The Smoking Gun has the complete arrest report.

Technorati Tags: ,

space gay-comment gay-G-A-Y-post gay-email gay-writer-jeremy-hooper


Your thoughts

comments powered by Disqus

G-A-Y Comments Policy


 
Related Posts with Thumbnails