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National Organization for Marriage, after praising serial-adulterer, thrice wed Newt Gingrich for his commitment to "traditional marriage," has once again proved their mission is not so much about "protecting families" as just about plain old hating on gays. This morning they tweeted they have found a new champion in their efforts to make-over the New York Senate with "traditional values candidates, Carl Paladino:

Now for those of you not in New York, Carl Paladino was the Republican Party's nominee for the Governor office in 2010. It is not clear that Carl Paladino shares NOM's alleged concerns about "what's best for the children." It is clear that Paladino shares NOM's penchant for inflammatory and vitriolic language against gay and lesbian people.

The Democratic nominee Andrew Cuomo, who ran on the promise of delivering marriage equality for LGBT New Yorkers, destroyed Paladino, who opposed marriage equality, 62.6% to 33.3%. The Governor of course, went on to defy all odds by delivering that promise out of a Republican-controlled state Senate.

Carl Paladino
Crazy Carl (Dan Lilker/Wikicommons)
Paladino ran a very colorful campaign, which is not to say it was diverse. There's this, from the Huffington Post, May 2011: "Carl Paladino's Emails: Tea Party-Backed Gov Candidate's Emails Feature Racism, Bestiality, Porn."
Here's a brief rundown of some the emails obtained by the news outlet (WARNING: OFFENSIVE MATERIAL BELOW):
  • Ahead of Obama's swearing-in ceremony, Paladino sent around a video entitled "Obama Inauguration Rehearsal." The video shows an African tribesman dancing, and is apparently popular among white supremacists.
  • An email with the subject line "Proof the Irish discovered Africa" containing a video of monkeys that appear to be doing a Riverdance-style jig.
  • A video of a naked woman sent from a government email account.
  • A bestiality video involving a horse and a woman.
It's kind of surprising the good Christians at NOM would be so eager to climb into bed, er, join forces with the racist, sexist, homophobic Paladino.

We must fight back. Clearly, if National Organization and Carl Paladino succeed in their efforts to makeover the New York Senate, they will force your children to watch horse-porn in the New York public schools!

Will woman-on-horse marriage soon follow?

Originally posted to Milk Men And Women on Wed Feb 08, 2012 at 08:29 AM PST.

Also republished by Angry Gays.

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