Skip to comments.Jeff Flake (R-Ariz): ‘Inevitable’ that a GOP presidential candidate will support gay marriage
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Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) said Sunday he believes it’s “inevitable” that there will someday be a GOP presidential candidate who supports same-sex marriage, and that he could back such a candidate, even as he opposes gay marriage.
“Could you support a Republican presidential candidate someday who supported same-sex marriage?” NBC News “Meet The Press” guest host Chuck Todd asked Flake.
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And said candidate would get trounced.
Living up to his last name!
“...GOP presidential candidate who supports same-sex marriage...”
He may be a candidate, but he will never be a president....
Or even nominee...
Past time to be moving to form a viable third party. Did they really think that nominating a former liberal governor of Taxachusetts as the standard-bearer of the conservative party was a good idea?
I blame some people...and Mr. Flake (good name) is among them...also Ann Coulter, Karl Rove, and Sean Hannity...what the heck did they think they were doing? Just where do they want to take the GOP??? Democrat lite? Do they want to lose the Christian base forever???
Only if they want to come in 3rd.
I can only hope...
Last time, even though I supported Romney I knew he had an uphill battle, mainly because he supported gays.
We need to move away, not toward, from supporting gays.
Even if it means a new party. What say you Palin?
Won’t get my vote.
The GOP fundraisers called me this weekend. I told them I was never going to financially support them again after Reince Prebuis publicly stated that we should not view the practice of homosexuality in “Old Testiment” terms. As if the New Testiment somehow says something different.
Yes, the next GOP-e candidate may support homosexual marriage, but I will never vote for that person — ever.
If the GOP is not the Grand Old Party it’s time to leave
My letter to the gop
Does the gop think they can win anything without the conservative base? Many held our nose and voted for romney, only because he “claimed” to have our same values. We saw the lying, cheating and stealing of the primary, but we did not want obama.
Portman, Flake, Murkowski, Mehlman, Rove...... If you think conservatives will accept this, you are wrong. You will NEVER get our votes. We don’t care if obama is running for an illegal third term.
Conservatives apparently mean nothing to you. You will not USE us for our vote and then dismiss us like you have been doing. We will go third party or stay at home.
If that’s “inevitable,” it’s also quite inevitable that I’ll no longer be voting GOP.
I have ALWAYS thought he would live up to his unfortunate surname!
And said candidate would get trounced.”
Which is really the only role that the GOP has in presidential politics.....
It's "inevitable" that he will lose.
I call the GOP, the "Washington Generals" of politics...
Pribus’ predicessor was a homosexual.
makes it questionable about Pribus.
Washington DC needs a major cleaning from the infestation of fetishists.
is he mccain’s female dog?
Priebus’ predecessor was Michael Steele.
Steele was an idiot.
But is he also gay?
(Now going back a ways, Ken Mehlman was gay...he was a GWB guy....and incidentally, I have my doubts about GWB....).
notice how flake is pro-homosexual but drudge has the headline showing flake is pro-”gun”.
this is to chop up the social issues as a nuanced balkanization.
the medum is the message.
the headlines are the medium.
Obamanation Counterculture Journalist File.
A candidate is not a nominee. Jon Huntsman is already there.
I think someone is thinking of sodomite Ken Mehlman, who was once the RNC chairman. Queer as a wooden nickle, who denied for years he was a fag. Take a look at him and tell me how he ever denied it.
And said candidate would get trounced.
I don't think he candidate will get trounched. I think if you get a FISCALLY CONSERVATIVE (reduding the size of the government, supports gun control, lower taxes and cutting spending) running as a Republican against a LIBERAL (Tax and Spend, bigger government) Dem... and the Republican is for gay marriage, it is a non-issue for me.
As I said, some of my friends are homosexuals, and they hate the Dems (they are businesspeople), but they vote for LIBERTARIANS, because the GOP is against it - and even my son's friends (and they are politically active) think the GOP is hurting themselves with it.
The youth are for gay marriage and that is the future!
RE: The youth are for gay marriage and that is the future!
Just curious, what’s the future for devout business owners of companies like Hobby Lobby and Chick Fil-A?
What’s the future of Christian Hospitals and Institutions when their gay employees start demanding benefits for their “spouses”?
As I said, look at the pool for people 18 -24...they are for SSM. If the GOP (or any party) wants to avoid the issue, fine, but we should get rid of the issue...