Gay “Backfire.”

“In his liberal Colorado district, it’s no big deal that Jared Polis is gay. Yet his expected victory Nov. 4 in a congressional race would be a historic milestone and, he hopes, send an encouraging message to gay and lesbian young people nationwide… ‘Sexual orientation has been a non-issue in our district. …If any of my opponents tried to raise it, it would backfire,’ Polis said in a telephone interview.” [AP]