Outing As (Politically Justified) Bloodsport
The guerilla gay activist Mike Rogers, who was recently featured in a Miami Herald article that mislabeled him as a "journalist," is promising to out a Republican senator before the election. This WorldNetDaily article tells the story.
Before the vote to confirm Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito in January, Rogers sent this letter to the senator who has not yet been identified:
Tomorrow you will be faced with a vote that may have the longest aftereffects of any other you have cast in your Senate career.
Tomorrow you will decide if your political position is worth more than doing what is right for others like you. For others like you, Mr. Senator, who engage in oral sex with other men. (Although, Mr. Senator, most of us don't do in the bathrooms
of Union Station!) Your fake marriage, by the way, will NOT protect you from the truth being told on this blog.
How does this blog decide who to report on? It's simple. We report on hypocrites. In this case, hypocrites who vote against the gay and lesbian community while engaging in gay sex themselves*.
When you cast that vote, Mr. Senator, represent your own...it's the least you could do.
Michael Rogers blogACTIVE.com
What's most interesting about this isn't so much the letter or Rogers' "activism," it's that we suddenly care about it now. Since the Foley debacle, I think Republican politicians who are gay have very good reason to be very nervous (including one in Florida).
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