And Good Luck with This, Too

[Content Note: Homophobia. Part One.]

Also at Politico today: "GOP rep.: Deny money to gay candidates."
Virginia Rep. Randy Forbes, a senior House Republican eyeing a powerful committee chairmanship, is causing friction with some of his colleagues by pushing the House GOP campaign arm to deny support for some of the party's gay congressional candidates.

Forbes has waged a lengthy crusade to convince his colleagues and the National Republican Congressional Committee brass they shouldn't back some gay candidates.

...In recent years, Republicans have slowly tried to make inroads with the gay community. As gay marriage becomes more common, many GOP officials have softened their stance. Since the 2012 election, Republicans have similarly tried to make inroads with other neglected voting blocs, including women and Hispanics.

...In an emailed statement to POLITICO in response to this story, NRCC Chairman Greg Walden of Oregon said, "Our decisions on the Republican nominees we support will not be based on race, gender or sexual orientation but will be based on the strength of their candidacy and their ability to defeat Democrats."
Big tent! BIG TENT!

Well, I'm no Professor Karl Rove, but it seems to me that the bestest idea would to tutor straight Republicans in talking about gay candidates, since Maude knows that exiling homophobic dipshits from the party would be a terrible idea because Jesus.

I mean, hey, the GOP leadership thinks women are stupid enough to be hoodwinked by misogynist garbage policies as long as they're veiled by "more sensitive" language, so I'm sure the same approach toward the queer community will be equally as successful.

Basically, whatever it takes, definitely keep those garbage policies!

My contempt for these reprobates cannot be measured on a scale fathomable by human intellect.

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