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Barack Obama the First “Gay President”?

Jim Burroway

March 30th, 2010

That’s what Tom McClusky, Vice President for Government Affairs for the Family “Research” Council, suggests. I know! You could have knocked me over with a feather too! Those FRC folks really do live in an alternate universe, don’t they?

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Sparky
March 30th, 2010 | LINK

That’s almost comic… *snorfle*

GreenEyedLilo
March 30th, 2010 | LINK

Won’t Michelle be surprised! Actually, I hope a camera’s on her when someone from the FRC makes this ridiculous comparison, so we can all enjoy her reaction.

The Cloakroom–isn’t that where nasty little schoolkids spread nasty little rumors and insults about others?

Lynn David
March 31st, 2010 | LINK

I thought that was George W. Bush. Admittedly, quite closeted. But there was all that talk about Tennessee, or something.

erin
March 31st, 2010 | LINK

I can’t believe I’m saying this – but I can see where he’s coming from. He’s not saying Obama is gay – that Obama supports gays more than past presidents. He’s listening to the rhetoric but doesn’t notice that significant progress is taking WAY too long (ENDA, DOMA, etc).

Plus he’s ignoring Lincoln. The Log Cabin Republicans were named that because they enjoy hunting lodges.

erin
March 31st, 2010 | LINK

I can’t believe I’m saying this – but I can see where he’s coming from. He’s not saying Obama is gay – that Obama supports gays more than past presidents. He’s listening to the rhetoric but doesn’t notice that significant progress is taking WAY too long (ENDA, DOMA, etc).

Plus he’s ignoring Lincoln. The Log Cabin Republicans weren’t named that because they enjoy hunting lodges.

Patrick Fitzgerald
March 31st, 2010 | LINK

According to a recent 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair poll, 50% of respondents said they would support an openly gay person to serve as president. 44% said they were opposed.

Wow, leave it to the FRC to use a positive poll against us.

1) pushing the homosexual agenda
2) strong advocate for the homosexual agenda
3) special protections for homosexuals
4) goal of the homosexual lobby
5) homosexual groups
6) households headed by homosexuals
7) homosexual lobby

One goal of the homosexual lobby was the passage of hate crimes legislation that would federalize crimes against homosexuals.

Yes, admittedly, that was part of our “agenda.” But now that our prisons overflowing with pastors, preachers, priests, imams, reverends and rabbis—for simply daring to speak God’s mind—I am shocked and apalled, and I believe an apology is in order.

I, militant homosexual activist, do hereby take responsibility for the countless lives that have been shattered by the passage of this senseless hate crimes legislation.

You were right McClusky, the sky fell.

Timothy Kincaid
March 31st, 2010 | LINK

Actually, the first president who was likely gay was James Buchanan. His long-term relationship with Senator King was cause of much speculation at the time, and Buchanan did little to counter it.

Soren456
April 1st, 2010 | LINK

Oddly, he forgot to end with a plea for money.

Is this a first?

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