the g in g.o.p doesn’t stand for “gay”

Well, well, well… I really didn’t think they’d go this far, and certainly not so overwhelmingly, but in a lopsided 22-2 vote last night the board of the Log Cabin Republicans actually has decided not to endorse President Bush for re-election.

[New York Times: Gay Activists in the G.O.P. Withhold Endorsement]

In a statement afterward, Patrick Guerriero, executive director of Log Cabin Republicans, cited exit polls showing that more than one million gay men and lesbians voted for Mr. Bush in 2000. That included 45,000 in the pivotal state of Florida, which Mr. Bush carried by roughly 500 votes.

“Some will accuse us of being disloyal,” Mr. Guerriero said. “It was actually the White House who was disloyal” to those gay voters, he continued. …

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