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Gay equality in presidential race policies ‘6 percent higher’ after Rick Santorum exit

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  1. This is a non-story.

    People still seem blind to the fact that gay equality and women’s rights and abortion rights and emigration policies are clever wedge issues to disguise the lack of democracy in the US.

    The corporations which control the US poiitical system have clearly selected Obama to run a 2nd term.

    HIs imaginary opponent will be Mitt Romney (who the corporations know is completely unelectable thanks to his membersho of the bizarre mormon cult),.

    Elections are a waste of time. The politicial establishment works for corporations – and that means both the Democrat and Republican establishment,

    Gay rights serve a useful but trivial purpose of pretending there is a substantive difference between the parties – there is not however – both parties represent big business, Nothing more.

    1. Don’t know why you’re getting thumbed down for this – you’ve said it as it is.

    2. Possibly one of the most inane comments, though truthful, that I’ve ever seen. The fight for equality was not created by either political party, and the Democrats have shown more than enough resistance on this issue for any of what you wrote to be truly relevant. The points you raise are correct, but not relevant to this situation.

    3. and both parties are pro-gay

    4. I think who the Republican presidential candidate is, is largely irrelevant. The registered Republican party members will vote for whoever. “Democrats fall in love, Republicans fall in line” is the motto.
      The only issue is the registered but undecided voters.
      And bear in mind that that many of the red states are trying to make it harder to register to vote, or requiring ID that most people don’t have. The people this affects are generally younger, or minority groups who are more likely to vote Democrat.
      I think Obama will win but not by the margin that people are expecting

    5. Hodge Podge 11 Apr 2012, 6:57pm

      I agree but the way you phrased it seems to say LGBT and feminism and stuff aren’t important… that stuff can’t wait until after the glorious revolution I’m afraid.

  2. Mitt Romney is no stranger to pink-phobia. See… http://www.advocate.com/Politics/WATCH_Mitt_Romney_Gay_Impression/

    Am I the only one seeing the obvious? Nearly half of the nation is about to name someone President, someone with full control over a huge military and people’s lives, that has a fear of the color pink? THIS is the leader you want? Really?! If he doesn’t have the balls to wear pink, how is he ever going to make a single decision? I would want a male President that is absolutely fearless, one willing to do anything to help the weak and abused; willing to wear a pink dress and heels without a moment’s hesitation if it means helping a starving child or raising money against breast cancer.

    He should take his homophobic attitude to Iran, they’d love him there. He can help them hang a dozen more teen boys just for being Gay… as long as they don’t use a pink rope.

    1. [Clarification: the President doesn’t need to be male, but if it were, he should have the balls to wear a pink dress for a good cause. Personally, I’d much rather have a woman and/or LGBT President, anyone fearless and definitely not one so homo-pink-phobic. It’s a fact that someone who is fearful of Gays and the color pink, a strength in many people’s eyes, could be voted as President. Welcome to America!]

    2. The opinion of colors someone has been pre-dispositioned to like or dislike from a based upon their gender during a private exchange is the least of my concerns as far as a presidential candidate goes. How many things have you said in private, that if leaked to Gawker and you being of significant importance to the news cycle would you be wincing at now?

      Forget this absurd primary BS… Let’s call a debate and demand to know which colors candidates are attracted to. From there we can decide who gets the nomination.

  3. Buddy Roemer is running on Americans Elect – the nation’s first online presidential primary. His position is far more nuanced than for or against. He believes it’s none of his business and should be left to the states since the states have always regulated marriage. In a short time, this will be the law of the land and equality will be achieved. But you won’t get this result when people who run for reelection on the wedge issues are on the same corporate payrolls. Both Romney and Obama are bought by the same special interests and those interests are running the entire national legislative agenda at this point. We have to get money out of the process.

    Buddy Roemer is the key to letting all these issues get freely heard. Even though he’s not personally in favor of gay marriage, he’s not going to pander one way or another to get elected. He’s going to keep telling you the truth – that until we get Big Money out of our politics, you don’t even count.

    http://bit.ly/ElectRoemer

  4. So does that mean the 50% of policies under consideration are anti-gay? That seems pretty unpleasant to me.

  5. Joe Delmonaco - New York 11 Apr 2012, 1:16pm

    Pinky Santorum may be down, but not out yet. Romney needs to turn right, hard, if he’s to have any chance of winning. The crazies don’t trust him & he hasn’t a prayer unless they vote. He needs to ensure that they vote – actually show up. Santorum could do that. Stay tuned.

  6. Romney is very pro-gay. Even on gay marriage (which he says he opposes), he followed his legal counsel’s advice to implement it, even tho the legislature never changed the law to allow it! He is now for gays in military, employment non-discrimination, etc. For all one knows, he may even be sympathetic to the poly cause. http://massresistance.org/romney/

  7. This is good to know that America has not completely lost it’s mind by seeing these anti gay Christians drop like flies to the side. The fact that they are trying to make a Christian dictatorship in America is troubling to the world. We don’t need is more religious fanatics in control of countries with atomic weapons.

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