“Why,” asks Rachel Maddow, “are the Log Cabin Republicans” giving Texas Republicans Sen. John Cornyn and Rep. Pete Sessions awards for their commitment to fighting LGBT equality, as the organization did last night? “In what way does it advance the cause of gay rights? Hard to say. Actually, easy to say: It does not at all.” But I’m sure it was great fun sticking Cornyn in a room full of homosexuals all grappling for his attention! The only person more deserving of such treatment: Pastor Eddie Long.