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Santorum: Don’t Trust The Generals

Jim Burroway

February 20th, 2010

“Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” supporters have often defended their support by saying they were only following the advice of top military leaders. Now that military leaders are coming out in favor of repealing the ban on gay servicemenbers serving openly, former Sen. Rick Santorum says we shouldn’t trust the generals:

Addressing how the military leadership, led by Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Mike Mullen, could now favor a repeal of the law, Santorum raised the specter of brainwashing.

“Political correctness is reigning in the military right now,” he said. “”Some people say: [Do] whatever the generals say [on DADT]. I’m not too sure that we haven’t so indoctrinated the officer corps in this country that they can actually see straight to make the right decision.”

The line went over well with the CPAC crowd.

Really? Somehow I missed that on GayPatriot’s and GOProud’s Twitter stream. But Bruce Carroll does defend Rick “Man-On-Dog” Santorum as being “not homophobic.” Right. Because you’d have to be brainwashed to believe otherwise.

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Ed
February 21st, 2010 | LINK

Santorum? Non-homophobic? Really? As someone who lives in PA not far from where Ricky boy supposedly lived in suburban Pittsburgh, the man is in no way, shape or form non-homophobic. Someone at GayPatriot or GoProud needs to do a little digging on Santorum history. Santorum is opportunistic and will say or do whatever he feels he needs to get the support of whomever he is facing at the moment. He is never going to be presidential material but will do whatever necessary to regain the ‘glory’ he had at one time in the R party.

John
February 21st, 2010 | LINK

Santorum has given me no reason to support him and this “indoctrinated” crack only adds to why I’d oppose him.

penguinsaur
February 21st, 2010 | LINK

“Someone at GayPatriot or GoProud needs to do a little digging on Santorum history.”

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santorum_controversy

I’d hardly call checking his wikipedia article ‘digging’ but it took me a whole 10 seconds to find proof he hates gay people.

Rob in San diego
February 22nd, 2010 | LINK

Why are we listening to a guy who lost his job as Senator…?

cd
February 24th, 2010 | LINK

That side just keeps on moving the goalposts. Maybe we should send them a pair of mountable wheels to make it easier.

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