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05/10/2012

Santorum vows to fight what NOM actively seeks

by Jeremy Hooper

Lost in the obviously more newsworthy discovery that the National Organization for Marriage hopes to drive wedge between gays and blacks was the fact that this same NOM has been actively seeking the same sort of "elites" that they vocally pooh-pooh. Several times in those recently revealed strategy documents, NOM says as much:

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So I can't help but laugh at this vow that NOM is pushing on its own blog:

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I mean first of all, it's insane to suggest that Rick Santorum, Maggie Gallagher, Robert George, or many of the other NOM personalities are less than elite. These are Ivy League grads who have come up through venerable conservative institutions, served in the U.S. Senate, sent their kids to elite D.C. private schools, enjoyed access to various GOP Administrations, and so on. Not sure when "elite" became a synonyms for liberal, but it's complete and utter B.S.

But also: NOM wants cultural elites! They admit it! So when Rick Santorum—who, btw, is also a key player mentioned multiple times in those same strategy documents—says he will continue to fight to make sure that the cultural elites don't further undermine the institution," I have to wonder why he is so totally okay with cultural elites who want to undermine LGBT people and families!

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