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Paraguay’s new President apologises for saying he would ‘shoot himself’ if his son were gay

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  1. Terry Stewart 23 Apr 2013, 1:20am

    I can’t wait for the coming out party.

  2. Christopher in Canada 23 Apr 2013, 1:23am

    This from a man who has made millions by selling tobacco to the addicted. Where are the lawsuits for cancer care?

  3. Lion in Winter 23 Apr 2013, 1:27am

    He probably is apoligizing for threatening to shoot himself. Now, if he had said he would shoot someone else, well, that’s another matter entirely!

  4. So when did his son come out then?
    There’s got to be a self-serving rationale for this 180 degree u-turn somewhere…

  5. GingerlyColors 23 Apr 2013, 7:38am

    Perhaps Horacio Cartes should readdress the balance by bringing Paraguay in line with Argentina and Uruguay by introducing marriage equality.

  6. Erm,Dad. I got something to tell you….

  7. Liam the God 23 Apr 2013, 12:18pm

    NOT a very diplomatic start to the career of a WORLD LEADER! I think he needs to learn some manners.

  8. That There Other David 23 Apr 2013, 12:39pm

    Clearing the deck to make room for the next gaffe no doubt.

  9. Oh, get over it you silly buffon. Obviously the baccy has got to your marbles.

  10. I think he should still shoot himself

  11. Apology not accepted.

  12. Old homophobes die hard – just ask most of the British Tory Party ….

  13. Hell, if I’d been standing there when he made that statement, I’d have blown his balls off, myself, just to make sure the job was done right.

  14. …well he better make sure he treats him badly and brainwashes him into believing homosexuality is a terrible sin…CRETIN.

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