Skip to comments.Romney hires openly gay spokeman
Posted on 04/24/2012 8:24:10 AM PDT by EternalVigilance
Provided courtesy of DefendtheNaturalFamily.com
MetroWeekly.com is exposing the whole truth that Washington Post would not reveal:
Mitt Romney’s campaign tonight announced that it has hired Richard Grenell, an out gay former George W. Bush administration official, to serve as the presumptive Republican presidential nominee’s “national security and foreign policy spokesman,” according to a report from The Washington Post that did not mention Grenell’s sexual orientation.
Grenell served through September 2008 in the Bush administration as a spokesman to the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations — and told The Advocate‘s Kerry Eleveld as he left the administration that it was his hope that New York would have marriage equality soon and that he would one day be able to marry his partner, Matt Lashey. The couple has been together 10 years. . . .
Andrew Sullivan, who had endorsed Obama’s 2008 run, wrote of the news, “For Romney to have an openly gay spokesman is a real outreach to gay Republicans, a subtle signal to moderates, and the Santorum faction’s reaction will be worth noting.”
Grenell is not just gay, but a gay activist who pushes for same-sex marriages.
At the end of Grenell’s service in the Bush administration, he took a notable whack at the administration, telling The Advocate‘s Kerry Eleveld of his effort to have his partner, Matt Lashey, listed in the United Nations’ Blue Book, which is “a reference guide of contact information for different member states of the United Nations as well as diplomatic personnel and their spouses.”
Grenell had attempted to have Lashey’s name added several times, to no avail. He told The Advocate back in 2008, “What put me over the edge was a friend and colleague who met her spouse after I was already with my partner — they got married and subsequently were put into the Blue Book in a matter of days.”
The State Department eventually told him that the Defense of Marriage Act prevented the listing. Although he protested the decision behind the scenes, Lashey’s name was not ever added, which led to his coming forward to criticize the treatement publicly as he left his post.
HuffPost has noted that since the choice, Grenell has scrubbed his Twitter account and website of offensive material...
Read this story at americanvisionnews.com ...
Now I know where Dr. Suess got some of his inspiration!
You say that with a straight face?
You do realize that we have homosexuals who are vocal about their sexuality and are serving in the military.
Nothing is taboo anymore. The damage has already been done.
You are late to the party...you want to converse? start at 10 and come up to speed rather than pile on with the mob mentality.
"Go and sin no more." comes to my mind.
I have been; while you've been taunting others.
It don't work with me.
I answered your 'question' you put forward earlier.
And not in the eye...
Strange thing to say for a person who wants OTHERS to explain themselves.
Can't defend your position?
You made a couple of assertions; and I merely wanted you to explain them.
Now you are 'confused'?
What part of the CONSTITUTION is being disregarded?
What LAW is being broken?
And you don't think that Romney will; right?
And where he sticks his pecker is relevant to national security because....? And the word ‘national security’ was mentioned in the news item how many times? Twice? Once? The 11th plague is terminal stupidity. It could be worse than the death of all first born.
You’ve said it quite well.
Anybody who thinks gay pride day at Fort Bragg will not be a reality is kidding themselves.
Jimbo traveled the state with my daughter last fall trying to find Democrats. He came here glad handing the crap out of us. Typical missionary style. Nice to know daughter was safe...dunno about her husband.
Now she is the campaign manager for Scott Howell the Dem candidate for Senator Hatch’s seat. And (sigh)she is going to the convention like a clapping seal.
Why would you possibly think otherwise?
Obamacare would have been IMPOSSIBLE without Romneycare and its $50 abortions.
Romney is the architect of American socialized medicine and the architect of same-sex "marriage" in America.
Face the facts, Romney delivered on the left's agenda in a way that no Democrat has EVER been able to. Myth Romney is the most successful leftist politician in American history, that means he WILL trample the Constitution.
I did not compare anything. I am getting personally attacked and name called and I oppose the homo-agenda. But I still dont agree with lynching of people in the form of discriminatory hiring based on that alone for for public jobs. The govt represents all of us and its not the place to be singling out anyone for favor or for discrimination based on their private lives, color, religion, or lack of religion. Private companies/institutions should be able to hire whomever they want. But govt cant discriminate. If they can discriminate against gays today, what keeps them from discriminating against you or me tomorrow?
The mob here is putting words in my mouth that are absolutely false. You can take that back to your hate sites.
Driving you away from what?
Maybe you should read the GOP platform; you will find that YOU are not supporting it.
Typical Libertarian-polluted thinking. I'm sorry that you no longer recognize the difference between basic right and wrong, between true liberty and license.
Obama is going around the Constitution daily with executive orders, international agreements (without Senate consent), staring wars without asking congress, allowing the “deeming” of votes, Gunwalker, sueing states over states rights....need I go on?
Can’t wait to see freepdom throw palin under the bus when she comes out and endorses the GOP nominee at the convention.
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