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Wed Mar 20, 2013, 04:48 PM

Talibangelicals toss Rob Portman and his son under the crazy bus


Days after Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) publicly reversed his stance on same-sex marriage, conservative pundits and activists have singled out the politician's gay son for his sexual identity.

On March 14, Portman told Ohio reporters that his decision came after his son, Will, a junior at Yale University, came out to him in February of 2011, The Columbus Dispatch reports.

Out of school on spring break, Will supported his father's change of heart via Twitter:

Will Portman @wdportman

Especially proud of my dad today


But while some people were quick to applaud the young man as "brave," others were less congratulatory.

On the same day Portman's change of heart made national headlines, the right wing blog "Government Is Not God" warned the politician that homosexuality "may eventually kill his son from AIDS, other sexually transmitted diseases, or oral cancer." .....................(more)

The complete piece is at: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/20/will-portman-criticized-conservatives-senator-gay-marriage_n_2910103.html?ir=Politics&ncid=edlinkusaolp00000009



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Response to marmar (Original post)

Wed Mar 20, 2013, 04:58 PM

1. Because nothing says "God loves you" like hateful condemnations.

Yup, that's gotta be it.

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Wed Mar 20, 2013, 05:04 PM

2. Maybe he'll be a Democrat before the year is out?

The hate will drive him to seek a less hostile environment.

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Response to marmar (Original post)

Wed Mar 20, 2013, 05:55 PM

3. What creepy bastidges.

Makes me want to punch a wall.

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