But that '92 convention, with the always disgusting Pat Buchanan turned me to the left. And the right kept pushing me there. Or rather, the Republicans kept going so far to the right, that my moderate positions are now--by comparison--left wing. As a gay man, I of course identify much more strongly with progressive ideals, liberal politics. Conservatives always seem like they're trying to "out-mean" each other. While the "far left" (really just "the left") can rub me the wrong way with hyper-sensitivity, political correctness, green-this and that, and all of the stereotypes, I'd much rather cast my lot with them than with a party that in its platform actively wishes to discriminate against me.
|Mitt's "support" for gays goes way back. Image|
from New Now Next.
Gay GOP group: Vote for Romney, he hates you
What a bizarre endorsement. The lead gay Republican group, Log Cabin Republicans, told gay voters today that they should vote for Mitt Romney, unless they care about their civil rights, then they shouldn’t. It was a self-contained flip-flop worthy of Mitt Romney himself. . .
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