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Do You Believe Sen. Brownback (Or Any Family Member) Doesn’t Know About Uganda’s Gays?

Why won’t Sam Brownback, the Republican U.S. senator from Kansas, join the other members of D.C.’s religious cult The Family to denounce Uganda’s Kill The Gays bill, which the group, arguably, helped perpetrate? Even John Ensign, the anti-gay moral-less senator, is coming out against it. Brownback insists to a roving camera-equipped camera that he doesn’t know about the bill, so he can’t comment. But how about in general terms, does he support the death penalty for gays? Yeah, can’t comment on that either.

Which — for now, as in, this very second — we’re fine with. Politicians are wise not to make public comments to strangers armed with cameras about things they are unfamiliar with. But we suspect Brownback isn’t telling the whole truth about whether he’s familiar with the bill. And if he wasn’t then, he should be by now — he watches Rachel Maddow’s show. So, now that “this very second” has passed, how ’bout it, Brownback?

By:           editor editor
On:           Dec 15, 2009
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  • 5 Comments
    • Cam
      Cam

      If he isn’t familiar with a subject that both the president and the Sec. of State have spoken about then he is obviously too lazy and unqualified to represent his state in Congress……Or he’s just lying.

      Dec 15, 2009 at 3:47 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • terrwill
      terrwill

      He got his last name ’cause he doesn’t know how to wipe……..

      Dec 16, 2009 at 9:04 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • hephaestion
      hephaestion

      Senator Brownback is a huge huge huge liar and hypocrit. He despises gay people.

      Naturally the Washington Post published a gigantic 2-page spread on what a super-kind & Christian man Brownback is last year. It was a huge love-fest extolling his wonderfulness and kindness.

      Meanwhile he was doing everything in his power to destroy all gay people and promote countless schemes to get rich militarist Republican fascists even richer.

      Dec 16, 2009 at 10:25 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Brian
      Brian

      C A T H O L I C

      Dec 16, 2009 at 11:43 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Steve
      Steve

      I am almost sure Brownback is just lying. He has been to Uganda on a number of different trips over more than a decade. He has met with Ugandan political leaders during each of those trips. He is certainly aware of the issues in Uganda. He almost certainly suggested some elements of that legislation.

      Dec 17, 2009 at 7:41 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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