Skip to main content

Signage at a strip club
It's not a strip club.
It's a Republican business opportunity.
(Rick Hall/Wikimedia Commons)
Another day, another story about those conservative Bible-thumping, God-fearing paragons of virtue and family values—and how they just love to spend money on naked chicks who are not their wives.

Via Cory Doctorow at Boing Boing, strip club owners in Tampa, Florida can't wait for the Republican National Convention:

“Hands down, the Republicans have always been our best customers,” says Angelina Spencer, the Executive Director of the Association of Club Executives. It is the national trade organization for adult nightclubs.

“And they tend to be business-focused,” she says. “That’s really all I can say. We get clients from all walks of life, but for whatever reason… I have heard club owners say, ‘Boy, those Republicans really are great customers.’”

"Business-focused"? Is that what they're calling it these days? Is that the preferred term among Republicans who go trolling for sex outside the sanctity of their blessed heterosexual traditional marriages? Larry "Wide Stance" Craig wasn't toe-tapping in a bathroom for the heck of it. He was business-focused. That meeting the RNC held at a lesbian-themed bondage club? It was a business meeting. As was the Romney campaign's little venture at an Arizona night club that features a "specialty champagne bar in the co-ed bathroom" and offers "models/dancers/showgirls" to VIP guests.

Maybe Republicans really are job creators after all.

Originally posted to Kaili Joy Gray on Fri Jun 29, 2012 at 09:45 AM PDT.

Also republished by Sluts and Daily Kos.

EMAIL TO A FRIEND X
Your Email has been sent.
You must add at least one tag to this diary before publishing it.

Add keywords that describe this diary. Separate multiple keywords with commas.
Tagging tips - Search For Tags - Browse For Tags

?

More Tagging tips:

A tag is a way to search for this diary. If someone is searching for "Barack Obama," is this a diary they'd be trying to find?

Use a person's full name, without any title. Senator Obama may become President Obama, and Michelle Obama might run for office.

If your diary covers an election or elected official, use election tags, which are generally the state abbreviation followed by the office. CA-01 is the first district House seat. CA-Sen covers both senate races. NY-GOV covers the New York governor's race.

Tags do not compound: that is, "education reform" is a completely different tag from "education". A tag like "reform" alone is probably not meaningful.

Consider if one or more of these tags fits your diary: Civil Rights, Community, Congress, Culture, Economy, Education, Elections, Energy, Environment, Health Care, International, Labor, Law, Media, Meta, National Security, Science, Transportation, or White House. If your diary is specific to a state, consider adding the state (California, Texas, etc). Keep in mind, though, that there are many wonderful and important diaries that don't fit in any of these tags. Don't worry if yours doesn't.

You can add a private note to this diary when hotlisting it:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary from your hotlist?
Are you sure you want to remove your recommendation? You can only recommend a diary once, so you will not be able to re-recommend it afterwards.
Rescue this diary, and add a note:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary from Rescue?
Choose where to republish this diary. The diary will be added to the queue for that group. Publish it from the queue to make it appear.

You must be a member of a group to use this feature.

Add a quick update to your diary without changing the diary itself:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary?
(The diary will be removed from the site and returned to your drafts for further editing.)
(The diary will be removed.)
Are you sure you want to save these changes to the published diary?

Comment Preferences

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

Click here for the mobile view of the site