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  •  Because he's gay (7+ / 0-)

    and isn't totally hostile to gay people, he's automatically a 'moderate' in today's Republican party. On fiscal issues and labor, he is as conservative as they come.

    •  Yes, but he did promise (3+ / 0-)
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      Skaje, GloFish, MichaelNY

      after he was endorsed by the homophobic ex-Mayor Roger Hedgecock that he wouldn't push the "gay agenda."

      "...and as I learned higher joys, so I learned neither to harm, nor to wish harm upon others." -Nietzche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra

      by KingofSpades on Wed Mar 06, 2013 at 01:49:45 PM PST

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      •  Republicans love to have those types (4+ / 0-)

        I remember sometime after 2004 seeing a rightwing blog talking eagerly about cultivating gay Republican candidates who opposed gay rights (this would be in opposition to the Log Cabin types).  The blog (I think it was blogs4bush) was going on about how Bush got 25% of the gay vote so clearly there must be a lot of anti-gay gays they can promote to cut down the idea that gay people want things to change.  I mean, if they manage to promote so many conservative black Republicans in politics and punditry while only getting 10% of the black vote, then surely they can do the same with gays and lesbians.

        See, conservatives aren't bigots.  They're perfectly fine with gays as long as they're self-hating.

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