Also, Gay Activist Calls For Julie Tagen's Head

DNC Counsel Speaks Out Against Leaked Emails

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The fur continues to fly in the DNC gay discrimination case. Yesterday we published some less-than-flattering internal emails in which DNC staffers discuss the gay press, including the Washington Blade. Blade editor Kevin Naff promptly issued a biting response.

Today we hear that gay activist and former National Stonewall Democrats executive committee member Lee Bolin wants to see deputy finance director Julie Tagen fired.

Tagen, of course, derided the Blade and other gay publications thus, “I tend to use the Blade and other gay papers in the bottom of the birdcage.” Tagen’s candid response led Bolin to write to some pink peers, “If a DNC staffer disparaged black, Latino, or Jewish media the way Deputy Finance Director Julie Tagen did LGBT media, that person would already be out of a job.” We’re not convinced that Tagen deserves to be fired, for she didn’t really insult gay people, just gay press. We do that all the time!

We called the DNC for a statement regarding Bolin’s burning desire. Though staffers can’t comment, DNC Chief Counsel Joe Sandler sent over this statement:

The DNC has consistently refrained from commenting about ongoing litigation out of respect for the legal process and to protect the interests of everyone involved. It is therefore unfortunate that Donald Hitchcock has chosen to abuse the discovery process by selectively leaking documents.

We can’t say where we got the documents, but we can say we don’t find anything “unfortunate” about it…

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4 Comments

  • StillLiT

    Gotta love the politician two step that all politicians and staffers have to learn.

  • seitan-on-a-stick

    What a cute Ass! Where else can you say that? Fire the b@#$*h! Gays are the bread and butter of Democratic fundraisers and we take disappointment well, but Ms Tagen is expendable and now she knows it! Everyone knows that the New York (Com)Post is the official newspaper of birdcages of Democrats and thinking persons. I guess Msss Tagen is neither or has gay birds (those Lovebirds are nearly always gay!) Is Ms Tagen fired yet? How about now? Not yet?

  • seitan-on-a-stick

    ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….Is Ms Tagen fired yet?

  • unbelieveable

    The only person who deserves to be fired is the plantiff. Oh yeah thats right he was. By the
    we are all expendable!!! We should thank Ms Tagen for all those thankless years of political service.

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