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 ...
Mitt Romney hasn't a clue about what makes "the American dream" possible.
OMG. I felt for sure I would get in b4 the first ABO drivel.
But I’m too late.
Tell me “Mr. ABO”. How is supporting a gay agenda in any way related to the American dream?
The intolerance around here has gotten pretty ridiculous. Sure, call me Mitt if it makes you happy...jack ass
well that settles it for me.
I swore I would never vote 3rd party and waste my vote, but Mitt has just forced my hand.
Is there anything you find intolerable in a candidate for public office?
Tell me how job discrimination based on a persons private life is “conservative”?
Yes, blatant disregard for the Constitution and the rule of law.
Intolerance? You may be right
Your post 10, 34, 68, 80, 84 and others show you have a preetty strong level of tolerance for gays and the homo agenda.
You apparently can’t distinguish that what they do in private or in public is a national disgrace and conservatives do not tolerate it.
So - take your complaints about intolerance to the DUmp.
Well, that would be Mitt Romney, in spades.
There is no "tolerance" in the U.S. It's a lie perpetrated by the left. Every state that had the freedom to vote on homosexuals "getting married" voted "No way!"
The others weren't given a choice. "Tolerance" was pushed on them by force.
Homosexuality is not only repulsive, it's infested with disease. Name one good thing that's come from it. Don't worry about grabbing a pencil and paper for that one. They won't be necessary.
Now, grab an entire notebook and a new box of pencils, and list all the bad things that have come from it. If you're lucky, you may have your list completed by midnight.
People pretend to show tolerance for fear of the PC thought control police, but pull them aside where they can't be overheard, and it's an entirely different story!
Seriously? Why should I waste my time explaining fundamental concepts of conservatism with you?
It looks to me like you may be rather busy soon with viking kitties.
Are we really so small that we care what adults do in their bedrooms?
Is there anything that a person could do in their "private life" that you think might disqualify them from being considered for a job, especially a high-level, sensitive job that affects our national security?
When you’re done with that mouthful of Mitt, you might want to wipe your chin and consider a mint.
If it was just what they "do in their bedrooms" we wouldn't even know about it.
We're talking about the public square here.
This is the attitude they count on. Much like Islam is peaceful until their number reaches a certain point, they never stay neutral.
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