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SC Senator Jim DeMint Doesn’t Want Pro-LGBT U.S. Ambassadors Anywhere In The World

Republican South Carolina Senator Jim DeMint wants to deny Mari Carmen Aponte’s appointment as ambassador to El Salvador. Why? Because Aponte published a June 2011 op-ed praising the El Salvadorian government for its LGBT legal protections—which, as DeMint claims, “promoted the homosexual lifestyle” and tried to “impose a pro-gay agenda” with Aponte’s tyrannical request that neighbors discuss LGBT issues with one another.

This should come as no surprise from a man who thinks that openly gay people should not be allowed to teach. Too bad we only award Douche of the Week to people like DeMint on Fridays.

Thumbnail image via Igor Flippov

By:           Daniel Villarreal
On:           Nov 21, 2011
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  • 10 Comments
    • the crustybastard
      the crustybastard

      QUEERTY MAD LIBS: SC Senator Jim DeMented Doesn’t ____________ Pro-LGBT US Ambassadors Anywhere in the World.

      C’mon kids, bring the wit!

      Nov 21, 2011 at 11:46 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • doug105
      doug105

      Another shining example of why I will not vote republican.And before someone pipes up that the Democrats have idiots also,for every Ruben Diazs there sames to be 5-10 if not more like Jim Demint in the rethug party.

      Nov 21, 2011 at 12:01 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • doug105
      doug105

      seems

      Nov 21, 2011 at 12:36 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Riker
      Riker

      @the crustybastard: They accidentally the headline.

      Nov 21, 2011 at 1:26 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Ian
      Ian

      @doug105: I’m with you. I actually don’t like either party at this point, but the GOP is bat-shit-crazy and way more anti-LGBTQ than the Dems.

      Nov 21, 2011 at 6:03 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • the crustybastard
      the crustybastard

      @Riker:

      LOL.

      Nov 21, 2011 at 9:20 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • help
      help

      South Dakota senator hates gay people… no, wait, South Carolina. Okay. That makes sense.

      Nov 21, 2011 at 11:52 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam
      Cam

      And in a few decades he will be looked at just like people today look at the KKK and other bigots that fought against women’s suffrage, and civil rights for racial minorities. He’s just a burned out old gasbag wheezing out the last gasp of bigotry.

      Nov 22, 2011 at 9:53 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Mav
      Mav

      Too bad nobody in El Salvador gives a flying rat’s ass what Jim DeMint thinks.

      Nov 22, 2011 at 11:45 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • andri
      andri

      well he should then be furious at the us embassy in iceland
      as they they did take part in the icelandic Gay Pride Parade
      http://ambassadorblogiceland.blogspot.com/2011/08/embassy-participates-in-reykjaviks-gay.html

      Nov 25, 2011 at 12:02 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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