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U.S. Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) holds the gavel during the final session of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina September 6, 2012. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES &nbsp;- Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
When al-Qaeda hates you as much as the American Taliban does, you're doing something right.
Barney Frank, still awesome:
Former Congressman Barney Frank doesn't care that al-Qaeda attacked him in the latest issue of their Inspire magazine, which al-Qaeda publishes intermittently to inspire terrorist attacks in Western nations.

In fact, Frank said he finds it "ironic," comparing al-Qaeda's opposition to his marriage to a man to opposition he said he received from the American right wing.

"I thought there was an irony there," Frank told BuzzFeed when reached by phone Wednesday night. "It sounded like what the tea party said when I got married."

And he asks a good question:
"I wonder how the right wing in America feels about being aligned with al-Qaeda," Frank continued. He later said, "There is an irony that the most active anti-gay [groups] are al-Qaeda and the American right-wing."
The obvious answer is that they do not give a flying you-know-what, because of the 276 Republicans in Congress, 272 of them oppose marriage equality. And shortly after two of the four equality-supporting GOPers broke ranks with the party, the Republican National Committee put its foot down, unanimously passing resolutions condemning marriage equality. Sure, one of those resolutions was authored by the same RNC committeeman who wrote an essay calling homosexuals "filthy," but the GOP thought it was important to make a statement against people in love getting married, because "values." Just like al-Qaeda.

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