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    Re: Gay Romney aide steps down, citing backlash over sexuality

    Quote Originally Posted by Erod View Post
    Yet another gay guy screaming for attention It's grown tired already.

    Why is it that minorities and gays never leave or get fired on their own merits? It's always because they are gay or a minority. Because mindless sheep with fall for anything. That's why.
    Of course they leave or are fired by their own merits. That's what happens most of the time. You just don't hear about it because that's completely normal. Only something outrageous like discrimination is newsworthy. Don't think that just because something isn't in the news, it's not happening. A whole bunch of children are being born into stable and loving households, but only the Octa-mom makes the news.

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    I just find it repetitiously funny how groups that claim they want to be treated like everybody else constantly label themselves at every opportunity.
    Again, no. That's just the tiny minority you see on TV.
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    Re: Gay Romney aide steps down, citing backlash over sexuality

    Quote Originally Posted by Top Cat View Post
    Typical nonsense from you. The article clearly states it was the conservative backlash.
    Yeah.

    It says that.

    And provides bupkis for support of it.

    http://www.debatepolitics.com/breaki...post1060451740
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    Re: Gay Romney aide steps down, citing backlash over sexuality

    Quote Originally Posted by Harshaw View Post
    Yeah.

    It says that.

    And provides bupkis for support of it.

    http://www.debatepolitics.com/breaki...post1060451740
    Looks like your side disagrees.

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    Re: Gay Romney aide steps down, citing backlash over sexuality

    Quote Originally Posted by Tigger View Post
    What he's suggesting is that regardless of what topic or policy he was speaking on, a certain segment of the audience was reacting only to his sexual orientation rather than the message he was putting out there on topics unrelated to his sexual orientation.

    But it seems, by the article, he's been around and has held several positions for various "big" Repubs. They all knew he was gay and it didn't bother "those in charge of the Repub party" for years, so why now? There seems, IMO, there's more to his "leaving" than just being gay.

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    Re: Gay Romney aide steps down, citing backlash over sexuality

    Quote Originally Posted by AdamT View Post
    Looks like your side disagrees.
    A) I don't have a "side," and if I did, it wouldn't involve social conservatives.

    B) Whoever this douche is, he's relying, by his own words, on the same Washington Post article, which provides bupkis in support of this, as I illustrated.

    If you care to show how what I said in my post is wrong, by all means, make the attempt.
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    Re: Gay Romney aide steps down, citing backlash over sexuality

    Quote Originally Posted by Harshaw View Post
    A) I don't have a "side," and if I did, it wouldn't involve social conservatives.

    B) Whoever this douche is, he's relying, by his own words, on the same Washington Post article, which provides bupkis in support of this, as I illustrated.

    If you care to show how what I said in my post is wrong, by all means, make the attempt.
    Maybe you should watch the whole thing. He also talks about how he and other prominent people on your side (and please drop the "I don't have a side bull****) railed against Grinell.
    "The necessaries of life occasion the great expense of the poor. They find it difficult to get food, and the greater part of their little revenue is spent in getting it. The luxuries and vanities of life occasion the principal expense of the rich, and a magnificent house embellishes and sets off to the best advantage all the other luxuries and vanities which they possess. ... It is not very unreasonable that the rich should contribute to the public expense, not only in proportion to their revenue, but something more than in that proportion."

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    Re: Gay Romney aide steps down, citing backlash over sexuality

    Quote Originally Posted by Harshaw View Post
    A) I don't have a "side," and if I did, it wouldn't involve social conservatives.
    sure you have a side
    consistently
    the wrong side

    B) Whoever this douche is, he's relying, by his own words, on the same Washington Post article, which provides bupkis in support of this, as I illustrated.
    then refute the information contained in that article

    If you care to show how what I said in my post is wrong, by all means, make the attempt.
    showed you that the reich wingers came out in opposition to the gay GOPer, romney's spokesmodel
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    Re: Gay Romney aide steps down, citing backlash over sexuality

    Quote Originally Posted by justabubba View Post
    sure you have a side
    consistently
    the wrong side
    I'm sure you blew a fuse constructing that. Rest now.


    then refute the information contained in that article
    I broke it down, ducky. Follow the link.


    showed you that the reich wingers came out in opposition to the gay GOPer, romney's spokesmodel
    Indeed, it did not. Follow the link.
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    Re: Gay Romney aide steps down, citing backlash over sexuality

    I say it's a damn shame if he felt pressured to exit due to his sexual orientation.

    I'm perhaps slightly disappointed that the campaign isn't putting a bit more rigorous defense against the sexual orientation cause being a legitimate way of dismissing the content of an adviser.
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    Re: Gay Romney aide steps down, citing backlash over sexuality

    Quote Originally Posted by AdamT View Post
    Maybe you should watch the whole thing. He also talks about how he and other prominent people on your side (and please drop the "I don't have a side bull****) railed against Grinell.
    Really? Define my "side" in full, and support your assertions.

    Whatever delusions he's under, it still doesn't mean the WaPo article supported its assertion, which is the claim I made.

    But as I said, if you'd like to show how my breakdown was wrong, have at it.
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