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Sen: There's soon to be a Lott less in DC

by Jeremy Hooper

Picture 5-92Longtime gay rights foe Trent Lott (R-MS) has announced that at the end of this year, he will be resigning from the Senate seat that he's held for almost two decades:

Lott Says He'll Resign by End of Year [AP via Google]

Trent gives no specific reason for his exodus. Our theory: The devout Souther Baptist wants to restore gay people's faith in God, so he's decided to finally answer a prayer that they've been collectively invoking for years and years.

***UPDATE: Is there more to this resignation than meets the eye? Queerty suggests that there could be.

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The other reason is that he's resigning just days before restrictions against immediately becoming a lobbyist come into play.

Posted by: | Nov 26, 2007 6:44:09 PM


Posted by: Alonzo | Nov 27, 2007 3:23:56 PM

In the following article, it makes it pretty clear what really happened between Trent Lott and Benjamin Nicholas. Read it and then vote for what you think happened

Posted by: sylvie | Nov 29, 2007 5:12:26 AM

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