Fri Apr 27, 2012, 08:47 PM
IDemo (16,783 posts)
ALEC legislator uses ‘Occupy pansy’ slur against activist
Georgia lawmaker and former national head of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), Earl Ehrhart (R) is not taking kindly to attempts by citizen groups to shed light on his organization. In today’s Marrietta Daily Journal he lashed out at one activist in particular, calling him “some Occupy pansy sitting in a tent without a bath.”
The activist, Bryan Long, is the founder of Better Georgia, a non-profit group that has been working aggressively to bring ALEC’s activities to light on a state and national level.
“I expected that they would try and defend ALEC, but its a group that’s indefensible,” Long told Raw Story, ”They can’t stand by the truth so they resort to name-calling.”
He said it was “kind of a shock” to wake up and see the attack in this morning’s paper. Long is openly gay, but has not made it a primary focus of his activism. ”I’ve never tried to live in the closet,” he said. Because of his activism in state politics, Long said, it’s safe to assume that Ehrhart meant the slur as a direct slam on his sexual orientation.
Read more: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2012/04/27/alec-legislator-uses-occupy-pansy-slur-against-activist/
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Fri Apr 27, 2012, 10:03 PM
zbdent (35,392 posts)
2. and if the Occupy person kicked this f*cker's a&& handily without breaking a sweat ...
he would have been screaming about how (anachronistically) violent the movement was ... and sending their "thugs" after him ...