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Response to TwilightGardener (Reply #9)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 11:04 AM

12. Where is a link to this quote you are claiming exists?

"And I think it is an inhibiting factor to be gay - openly, aggressively gay like Mr. Hormel - to do an effective job."
Note in the actual words of Hagel, he clearly say to be openly gay like Hormel is an inhibiting factor to doing a good job. He does not say 'Hormel has issues' he says 'It is an inhibiting factor to be gay, openly gay like Hormel'. I'm openly gay like Hormel, and clearly he's saying what he is saying.
" And I think it is an inhibiting factor to be gay - openly, aggressively gay like Mr. Hormel - to do an effective job." Note this states clearly that Hagel says being gay is an inhibiting factor to doing an effective job. He cites 'gay' as reason to believe Hormel will not be good at the job.
Twist, turn, and spin for the Republican, he is what he is, his voting record is what it is, and he said what he said. "And I think it is an inhibiting factor to be gay - openly, aggressively gay like Mr. Hormel - to do an effective job."

I know it is hard to support such horrid folks, but that's your choice.
"And I think it is an inhibiting factor to be gay - openly, aggressively gay like Mr. Hormel - to do an effective job."
Does that mean Hormel is 'too uppity' and there are 'good ones' that he'd not hate on? He says being openly gay is an inhibiting factor to job performance. Those who don't mind that should support him as I said in my first post in this thread.
I see no possible context in which such a thing is acceptable political speech. 'Oh, he's openly gay, does not have the decency to remain closeted'.
It is an extremely bigoted statement, and the rationalizations are just as bad.

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