Monday, July 18, 2011

Rudy Giuliani Says GOP Should Stay Out of Our Bedrooms

Dammit, I couldn't help myself.
Image from Democratic Underground
Well, how about that? Yes, there were rumblings about Rudy Giuliani's gay-friendly past back in 2008 when he ran for president. But they never became central. Except for pictures of Rudy in drag, circulated by his (usually Republican) detractors, he pretty much got to avoid the whole sexuality bugaboo. So this year, when again Rudy is toying with running, a year when suddenly social issues are all the GOP rage, it's puzzling that Rudy would go pro-gay. Well, sort of.

He still says he's against gay marriage (sure you are, Rudy, just like Obama is, right?). But this is a place he didn't need to go. In fact, it's a place where any supporter of Michele Bachmann or Rick Santorum would not follow him. Maybe he's trying to set himself apart? Or maybe, he's acknowledging that he can't get on their crazy train?


Giuliani to GOP: ‘Get the heck out of people’s bedrooms’

Former Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani thinks his party is making a serious mistake by mounting a national effort to oppose marriage equality.
“I think that marriage should be between a man and woman, but I think that the Republican Party would be well advised to get the heck out of people’s bedrooms and let these things get decided by states,” Giuliani told CNN’s Candy Crowley Sunday. . .

Read more at: Raw Story

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