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HEADLINES: Why Are Log Cabin Republicans In Such Despair?


WOOD ROT Why are Log Cabin Republicans in such dire straits? One theory: “Its credibility was shot.” [Gay Patriot]

SCHOOL A 14-year-old Chicago area student will be allowed to wear a rainbow wristband with the words “Rainbows are gay.” It took the ACLU to get Parkridge Elementary School to let eighth (?) grader Chris Quintanilla accessorize how he sees fit. Apparently there is this First Amendment thing even schools can’t trample on? [KPHO]

FAIL The National Organization for Marriage’s “Gathering Storm” ad wasn’t just pathetic, but it was the loudest rebuttal from conservatives on recent gay marriage successes, and that’s pathetic. [Frank Rich/NYT]

BLISS Young Australian couples eschewing religious wedding ceremonies for civil ones. [News.com.au]

CONFUSION A message sent to Iowa’s county recorders about how to move on Iowa’s same-sex marriage Supreme Court ruling leaves a few scratching their heads. [Des Moines Register]

On:           Apr 20, 2009
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    • Michael (from atlanta)

      Log Cabin Republicans are almost as confusing as Jews for Jesus!

      Apr 20, 2009 at 11:07 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Pragmatist

      Jews for Jesus aren’t that confusing – they’re just ethnically Jewish and religiously Christian. Now, Log Cabin Republicans… there’s something odd for ya. I don’t see anything in the Republican platform, such as it is, for a GLBT person. Unless you’re a GLBT defense contractor, perhaps. :-)

      (This is not to disparage conservative/libertarian GLBT folks, per se, at all. But why the hell would anyone be drawn to the Republican party in its recent form? Yuck.)

      Apr 20, 2009 at 11:14 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jared

      “Why are Log Cabin Republicans in such despair?”

      Because apparently they haven’t realized that there’s a difference between being conservative and being a Republican. Hell, the Republican party hasn’t been wholely conservative since the 80s.

      Apr 21, 2009 at 12:10 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dudous Migratorious

      Log Cabin Republicans? Hmmmm…I guess some self-loathing gay person wanted to join an organization that hates – them? I cannot take these people seriously.

      Apr 21, 2009 at 2:34 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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