Chris Barron Is Gay For Trump

Jim Burroway

June 15th, 2016

Chris Barron, who had co-founded the now-defunct gay conservative group GOPround, had been a Donald Trump critic until recently. But now, in the aftermath of the Pulse gay night club massacre, Barron has become a big Trump supporter and thinks you should be too:

“I have no doubt that Donald Trump would be better for LGBT Americans,” Barron said in an interview with CNN. “Hillary Clinton wants to continue a reckless foreign policy that has made the world less safe for all Americans, including LGBT Americans. She can find plenty of time to crucify Christians in the U.S. for perceived anti-gay bias, but when we’ve got ISIS throwing gay people off of buildings, when we have Muslim states that are prescribing the death penalty for people who are gay, I would think this would be something that a friend of the LGBT community would be able to speak out on, and Hillary Clinton finds it unable to do so.”

…Barron declined to share a list of potential signatories to his coalition letter in support of Trump, although other gay Republicans confirmed there was a draft letter circulating.

Barron, however, is an unlikely leader of a pro-Trump movement, and he has a mixed history with the mogul. In 2011, as president of GOProud, Barron coordinated a successful campaign to secure Trump a speaking slot at the Conservative Political Action Conference, the nation’s largest annual gathering of right-wing activists. The address was Trump’s first major speech to the conservative movement, and in many ways launched his political career.

But four years later, when Trump launched his campaign for president, Barron said he regretted ever inviting Trump to speak and giving him such a prominent platform. He staunchly opposed to Trump’s candidacy throughout the Republican primaries. Over a period of several months, Barron posted anti-Trump messages on Twitter, calling his supporters “idiots” and “morons.” He called Trump a “sociopath,” and in one post, Barron compared Trump to Adolf Hitler, writing, “The giant police state Trump supports would make Hitler blush.”

So now, Barron’s cozying up with Hitler. I guess that’s a bit a step up from when GOProud counted Ann Coulter as a strong ally.


June 15th, 2016

They’re opportunist scum, just like their Democrat ass licking evangelist counterparts, who put party ahead of community.


June 16th, 2016

Barron’s about-face is nothing new for Republicans. Trump is not a supporter/advocate for the LGBT community. Clinton is.

And I am tired of people who use Hilary Clinton as an excuse to back Republican haters. It is not as if calling out other countries for their stances on LGBTs will make life any better for us in this country. I don’t recall Trump ever making any statement about human rights/gay rights abuses in other countries.

Anti-gay bias by far right Christian conservatives is not “perceived”. It is real. A couple of Baptist ministers have called for the government to round up and execute all LGBT people in this country. This was after the Pulse shootings in Orlando.

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