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  -Guys, threads/posts about Republicans being closeted gays are not funny. Elrond Hubbard  Aug-05-08 02:23 PM   #0 
  - Depending on how such comments are made...  Kerry4Kerry   Aug-05-08 02:28 PM   #1 
  - There's a difference between making fun of their hypocrisy..  Elrond Hubbard   Aug-05-08 02:30 PM   #3 
  - Huh? Where do you get that implication?  Kerry4Kerry   Aug-05-08 02:40 PM   #7 
  - Back in the 20s the big joke was that Warren G Harding was part African American  marshall   Aug-05-08 05:32 PM   #36 
     - Was that really a joke?  last_texas_dem   Aug-05-08 06:00 PM   #43 
     - If Harding had been promoting racist policies...  Kerry4Kerry   Aug-05-08 06:28 PM   #57 
        - Actually it's just the oppsite  marshall   Aug-05-08 06:51 PM   #62 
           - And what you've just said reinforces my point...  Kerry4Kerry   Aug-05-08 08:34 PM   #69 
              - Well, there is more to the story  marshall   Aug-05-08 08:52 PM   #72 
                 - That still doesn't support the OP.  Kerry4Kerry   Aug-05-08 09:37 PM   #74 
                    - I guess it depends on perspective  marshall   Aug-06-08 08:18 AM   #86 
  - do you think that your sentiment does not also apply to seniors, or any  DrDan   Aug-05-08 02:28 PM   #2 
  - Yes, it applies to other groups as well. I've posted in the past about generational insults directed  Elrond Hubbard   Aug-05-08 02:31 PM   #4 
     - What about the generational insults directed at the middle aged and older people  Hoof Hearted   Aug-05-08 05:46 PM   #39 
        - That's there, too.  Elrond Hubbard   Aug-05-08 05:58 PM   #42 
  - Well, I certainly believe in being sensitive to others....  hlthe2b   Aug-05-08 02:35 PM   #5 
  - There sure are some asses among us.  Elrond Hubbard   Aug-05-08 02:38 PM   #6 
  - I think it's insulting to gays and lesbians  Alter Ego   Aug-05-08 02:50 PM   #8 
  - Bam!  SoonerPride   Aug-05-08 02:51 PM   #9 
  - Zing!  WinkyDink   Aug-05-08 04:21 PM   #20 
  - ummm... yes, they are  Clovis Sangrail   Aug-05-08 02:58 PM   #10 
  - Any time an asshole is caught publically being a hypocrite, I have to laugh.  NoSheep   Aug-05-08 03:01 PM   #11 
  - Yeah, that pretty much sums it up  last_texas_dem   Aug-05-08 06:09 PM   #47 
     - That's my feeling. You explained it very well.  NoSheep   Aug-06-08 12:54 PM   #92 
  - fail  natrat   Aug-05-08 03:04 PM   #12 
  - please elaborate.  Elrond Hubbard   Aug-05-08 03:24 PM   #14 
  - Posters who mimic the favorite taunts of 12 year olds  sufrommich   Aug-05-08 04:19 PM   #19 
  - Well, yes, I would say you do.  polmaven   Aug-05-08 04:48 PM   #24 
  - It's insulting to accuse gays of being "Republicans"!  DailyGrind51   Aug-05-08 03:09 PM   #13 
  - Much funnier!  YOY   Aug-05-08 03:33 PM   #15 
  - Tell Larry Craig that!! And then climb down off of your high chair.  Major Hogwash   Aug-05-08 04:10 PM   #16 
  - Lame  sniffa   Aug-05-08 05:21 PM   #30 
  - Not really, sniffa.  Major Hogwash   Aug-05-08 06:37 PM   #61 
  - Ugh. Did I take a wrong turn and stumble into Kindergarten?  Elrond Hubbard   Aug-05-08 05:34 PM   #37 
  - I agree with sniffa. Lame indeed.  cboy4   Aug-05-08 07:24 PM   #64 
  - Lame. Very.  Bluebear   Aug-05-08 09:56 PM   #76 
  - you're an infantile idiot. nt  lionesspriyanka   Aug-06-08 07:59 AM   #84 
     - They're going to hold a "closeted gay Republican" parade in Minneapolis  Major Hogwash   Aug-06-08 08:35 PM   #110 
        - exactly. nt  lionesspriyanka   Aug-06-08 08:57 PM   #114 
  - Yes, it is. It's not because they're gay, it's because they're hypocrites.  Alexander   Aug-05-08 04:12 PM   #17 
  - I tend to take a wide stance on this issue....  jazzjunkysue   Aug-05-08 04:19 PM   #18 
  - I'd love to hear what a "respectful gay lifestyle" is.  hulklogan   Aug-05-08 04:29 PM   #21 
  - How much suncreen do you use  edwardsguy   Aug-05-08 04:43 PM   #23 
  - Respectful is when you don't solicit strangers. Very simple.  jazzjunkysue   Aug-05-08 04:55 PM   #26 
  - Yeah, because heteros NEVER hit on strangers...........  Hoof Hearted   Aug-05-08 05:50 PM   #41 
  - Quite possibly because they don't allow men in women's bathrooms?  jazzjunkysue   Aug-05-08 06:07 PM   #45 
  - So when construction workers wolf-whistle and make incredibly  bullwinkle428   Aug-05-08 07:52 PM   #68 
     - I'd say no. But many people, including many on DU, think it's a compliment  thecatburgler   Aug-07-08 12:35 AM   #168 
  - It's pretty hard to respect anyone, gay or straight, who fucks strangers in bathrooms.  Occam Bandage   Aug-05-08 05:28 PM   #33 
  - DING!  Raine1967   Aug-06-08 09:33 PM   #128 
  - Because calling for respect for gay members automatically conjurs up a Larry Craig punchline for you  Bluebear   Aug-05-08 09:57 PM   #77 
  - Are you defending Larry Craig?  Major Hogwash   Aug-06-08 01:07 PM   #97 
     - Here's a knee jerk response for you: stop being such a totally ignorant ass.  Bluebear   Aug-06-08 07:20 PM   #102 
        - Oh, so you ARE defending Larry Craig.  Major Hogwash   Aug-06-08 08:32 PM   #109 
           - You and thought don't seem to get along.  Bluebear   Aug-06-08 09:29 PM   #126 
              - Hahahahahaha.  Major Hogwash   Aug-06-08 11:09 PM   #156 
  - IT'S NOT A FUCKING LIFESTYLE.  Zhade   Aug-06-08 12:56 AM   #80 
  - "get it yet?" - - - - no. They don't, :(  Bluebear   Aug-06-08 07:20 PM   #103 
  - Is that like "the black lifestyle"?  Starbucks Anarchist   Aug-07-08 12:28 AM   #166 
  - "We are BETTER than that." Sadly some may not be BETTER than that. n/t  jody   Aug-05-08 04:39 PM   #22 
  - Apparently you are right.  polmaven   Aug-05-08 04:52 PM   #25 
  - Some of the replies in this very thread show me that you are sadly very right.  Elrond Hubbard   Aug-05-08 05:17 PM   #27 
     - I don't know why I'm ever shocked to see DUers acting like this  sniffa   Aug-05-08 05:23 PM   #31 
  - um' I find closted gay republicans incredibly offensive and immature and WELCOME attacks against  TheDonkey   Aug-05-08 05:18 PM   #28 
  - Really fucking offensive  sniffa   Aug-05-08 05:19 PM   #29 
  - Earlier today.  Elrond Hubbard   Aug-05-08 05:31 PM   #34 
     - Well, if it was anything like Sunday's thread  sniffa   Aug-05-08 05:42 PM   #38 
        - No, two separate lame posts in GD:P.  Elrond Hubbard   Aug-05-08 05:46 PM   #40 
        - If it was posted by a gay male and you are not gay, it should make a difference to you.  kdpeters   Aug-06-08 11:30 AM   #91 
           - Gobbledy Gook  sniffa   Aug-06-08 07:26 PM   #105 
              - It ain't about me.  kdpeters   Aug-07-08 02:46 AM   #171 
  - Hypocrisy isn't funny? I'll alert the last couple thousand years of political satirists...  Occam Bandage   Aug-05-08 05:26 PM   #32 
  - It's funny if they've been outted.  Elrond Hubbard   Aug-05-08 05:32 PM   #35 
  - thank you  dsc   Aug-05-08 06:03 PM   #44 
  - no problem. this kind of thing burns me up.  Elrond Hubbard   Aug-05-08 06:12 PM   #48 
  - Disappointing I was only the 4th Rec' almost an hour ago  sniffa   Aug-05-08 06:08 PM   #46 
  - I'll recommend this because I've been guilty a few times.  OnionPatch   Aug-05-08 06:13 PM   #49 
  - I've been guilty of it, too.  Elrond Hubbard   Aug-05-08 06:24 PM   #54 
  - KnR  chknltl   Aug-05-08 06:14 PM   #50 
  - I am disgusted by some of the posts to this thread that are clearly antithetical to the Dem Party.  jody   Aug-05-08 06:15 PM   #51 
  - There are homophobes on DU, unfortunately.  Elrond Hubbard   Aug-05-08 06:24 PM   #55 
  - One can fully support that plank of the Democratic Party platform  last_texas_dem   Aug-05-08 06:29 PM   #58 
  - OK but attack "hypocrisy" and not the fact that a person is gay. Only an idiot or homophobe would  jody   Aug-05-08 06:32 PM   #60 
  - DU is very regularly full of much-recommended posts that are antithetical to the Democratic Party.  LVjinx   Aug-06-08 12:50 AM   #78 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Aug-05-08 06:16 PM   #52 
  - They're NOT closeted gays.  truthisfreedom   Aug-05-08 06:16 PM   #53 
  - Why are Repug gays "closeted homicidal pedophiles" and Dem gays not? Don't you see the nature of  jody   Aug-05-08 06:26 PM   #56 
  - Some of them are.  hiaasenrocks   Aug-05-08 06:29 PM   #59 
  - Some repubs ARE closeted gays and the closet part is sad.  JenniferZ   Aug-05-08 07:01 PM   #63 
  - Thank you for understanding the point of my OP.  Elrond Hubbard   Aug-05-08 09:54 PM   #75 
  - Well said! nt  JerseygirlCT   Aug-05-08 07:25 PM   #65 
  - Thank you Elrond for your kind thread. You're one of the good  cboy4   Aug-05-08 07:26 PM   #66 
  - As opposed to the bad, bad people here...  Kerry4Kerry   Aug-05-08 08:37 PM   #70 
     - or the homophobes. nt  lionesspriyanka   Aug-06-08 08:33 AM   #87 
        - So everyone who isn't hyper-sensitive about...  Kerry4Kerry   Aug-06-08 01:26 PM   #98 
           - bigots make a lot of excuses for their bigotry, one of which is to blame the victims nt  lionesspriyanka   Aug-06-08 10:07 PM   #141 
              - You keep stating bland generalities...  Kerry4Kerry   Aug-06-08 10:46 PM   #148 
                 - maybe you need to deal with your bigotry/ nt  lionesspriyanka   Aug-07-08 07:50 AM   #172 
                    - Prove I have bigotry to deal with...  Kerry4Kerry   Aug-07-08 08:07 AM   #173 
                       - because your first instinct is to defend homophobes. larry craig wasnt really even the issue  lionesspriyanka   Aug-07-08 09:07 AM   #175 
                          - It's only as boring as you make it.  Kerry4Kerry   Aug-07-08 09:30 AM   #176 
  - Hear hear!  Withywindle   Aug-05-08 07:37 PM   #67 
  - I'm certainly not better than that...  Jeff In Milwaukee   Aug-05-08 08:48 PM   #71 
  - It's like the Militant Straights around here take pride in their ignorance!  hulklogan   Aug-05-08 09:25 PM   #73 
  - stupidity knows no bounds.  lionesspriyanka   Aug-06-08 08:01 AM   #85 
  - Thank you for that.  Zhade   Aug-06-08 12:51 AM   #79 
  - Elrond Hubbard, thanks for putting a sensitive issue on the table and causing homophobes to come out  jody   Aug-06-08 06:22 AM   #81 
  - Larry Craig is a board member of the NRA.  Major Hogwash   Aug-06-08 01:05 PM   #96 
  - I don't really understand where a lot of this is coming from.  old mark   Aug-06-08 06:30 AM   #82 
  - Is it just me?  MsTryska   Aug-06-08 07:39 AM   #83 
  - I get it.  TexasObserver   Aug-06-08 08:50 AM   #88 
  - I think you are missing the bigger picture...  demdog78   Aug-06-08 08:58 AM   #89 
  - I've rarely ever seen any comments on DU that I would characterize as you did.  kdpeters   Aug-06-08 10:01 AM   #90 
  - I know you mean well, Elrond . . . but . . .  donco6   Aug-06-08 12:56 PM   #93 
  - it's a toe tapping wide stance. EOM  lojasmo   Aug-06-08 12:58 PM   #94 
  - You've got to be kidding. They're like a roving gang of closet cases.  dave123williams   Aug-06-08 01:02 PM   #95 
  - I agree with the OP  Nikki Stone1   Aug-06-08 01:27 PM   #99 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Aug-06-08 03:30 PM   #100 
  - While some of the threads have been homophobic...  damkira   Aug-06-08 03:33 PM   #101 
  - This is more the "Karl Rove must be gay! Lieberman must be gay! Bush must be gay!" ilk.  Bluebear   Aug-06-08 07:22 PM   #104 
     - This thread is almost eye opening  sniffa   Aug-06-08 07:31 PM   #106 
  - Thanks for the thread...  Bluenorthwest   Aug-06-08 07:41 PM   #107 
  - Where are the countless threads about family values Republicans  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 08:06 PM   #108 
  - Do you know of any "wife beaters" or "child molesters" from within the GOP?  Major Hogwash   Aug-06-08 08:38 PM   #111 
  - Do I know them personally? No.  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 08:41 PM   #113 
  - David Hager  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 08:59 PM   #115 
  - MN: Republican family values hypocrite Mark Olson  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 09:08 PM   #116 
  - Republican Accused of Adultery, Domestic Violence, & Mental Cruelty  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 09:13 PM   #117 
  - John McCain is a Republican family values hypocrite. Divorce. n/t  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 09:18 PM   #118 
  - Rudolph Giuliani is a Republican family values hypocrite. Divorce. n/t  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 09:19 PM   #119 
  - David Vitter is a Republican family values hypocrite. Hookers. n/t  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 09:20 PM   #120 
  - And diapers, don't forget about the diapers.  racaulk   Aug-07-08 08:39 AM   #174 
     - How could I forget about the diapers?!?!?  JackBeck   Aug-07-08 04:24 PM   #179 
  - Newt Gingrich is a Republican family values hypocrite. Divorce. n/t  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 09:21 PM   #121 
  - Duke Cunningham is a Republican family values hypocrite. Hookers. n/t  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 09:23 PM   #122 
  - Neal Horsely, right wing Republican hypocrite. Bestiality. n/t  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 09:25 PM   #123 
  - Neal HORSELY?  Kerry4Kerry   Aug-07-08 02:39 PM   #178 
  - House Speaker-Elect Bob Livingston, Republican family values hypocrite. Adultery. n/t  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 09:27 PM   #124 
  - Rep. Don Sherwood, Republican family values hypocrite. Adultery and abuse. n/t  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 09:29 PM   #125 
  - Donald Fleischmann, Wisconsin GOP chairman. Sexual enticement of a child  Bluebear   Aug-06-08 09:31 PM   #127 
  - Joe Monteleone, GOP councilman. Soliciting & fondling underage girls.  Bluebear   Aug-06-08 09:33 PM   #129 
  - GOP mayor of Oswego, NY: soliciting sex from two minors  Bluebear   Aug-06-08 09:34 PM   #131 
  - Sexual predators/pedophilia aside, this is becoming a rather large list  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 10:50 PM   #149 
  - Alan Keyes, Republican family values hypocrite for disowning his openly gay daughter. n/t  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 09:41 PM   #133 
  - Rep. Jim Nussle, Republican family values hypocrite.Left wife and autistic child for other woman.n/t  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 09:48 PM   #134 
  - Henry Hyde, Republican family values hypocrite. Adultery. n/t  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 09:55 PM   #135 
  - Bob Barr (!), wrote DOMA, major Republican family values hypocrite. Adultery. n/t  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 09:57 PM   #136 
  - Bob Dole, supporter of DOMA, Republican family values hypcorite. Left first wife and child.n/t  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 10:00 PM   #137 
  - Rep. Wes Cooley, supporter of DOMA. Republican family values hypocrite:  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 10:02 PM   #138 
  - Rep. Enid Greene (Waldholtz), supporter of DOMA, Republican family values hypocrite:  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 10:04 PM   #139 
  - Rep. Bob Dornan, Republican family values hypocrite, wife beater and supported DOMA:  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 10:06 PM   #140 
  - Rush Limbaugh, Republican family values hypocrite. Adultery. Marta Fitzgerald. n/t  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 10:12 PM   #142 
  - Bill O"Reilly, Republican family values hypocrite. Solicited phone sex from Andrea Mackris.  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 10:15 PM   #143 
  - Gary Bauer, major family values Republican hypocrite.  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 10:18 PM   #144 
  - John Fund, Republican family values hypocrite. Had affair with the DAUGHTER of his mistress.  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 10:22 PM   #145 
  - Neil Bush, Shrub's brother, Republican family values hypocrite. Hookers:  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 10:38 PM   #146 
  - David Schwartz,Republican family values hypocrite,pleaded guilty to molesting two girls under 11 yo.  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 10:43 PM   #147 
  - Roger Stone, Republican operative and family values hypocrite:  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 10:53 PM   #150 
  - Dick Cheney. Republican family values hypocrite. Lesbian daughter and partner had a baby. n/t  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 10:57 PM   #151 
  - Lynne Cheney, Republican family values hypocrite. Wrote lesbian erotica. n/t  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 10:58 PM   #152 
  - Scooter Libby, Republican family values hypocrite, author of "The Apprentice". n/t  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 11:01 PM   #154 
  - Jim Stelling,hypocritical heterosexual family values Republican Party chairman. Married 5 times. n/t  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 11:04 PM   #155 
  - John Scmitz, hypocritical heterosexual right-wing Republican Congressman  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 11:22 PM   #157 
  - Heterosexual "Dr. Laura" Schlessinger, yet ANOTHER Republican family values hypocrite:  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 11:28 PM   #158 
  - Not all "wife beaters" or "child molesters", but heterosexual family values hypocrites, nonetheless.  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 11:46 PM   #159 
  - Heterosexual Republican family values hypocrites continued: Joe Scarborough.  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 11:50 PM   #160 
  - Hypocritical pedophilia family values Republicans: Beverly Russell.  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 11:56 PM   #161 
  - Ronald Reagan: First President ever to be divorced. Family values hypocrite.  JackBeck   Aug-07-08 12:05 AM   #162 
  - Republican family values hypocrite Jeffrey Patti:  JackBeck   Aug-07-08 12:09 AM   #163 
  - Bob Packwood, Republican family values hypocrite. Resigned during 10 accusations of harassment n/t  JackBeck   Aug-07-08 12:17 AM   #164 
  - Another Republican family values child molester for you: Paul Ingram.  JackBeck   Aug-07-08 12:25 AM   #165 
  - delete  JackBeck   Aug-06-08 11:00 PM   #153 
  - Because you discover now that people at DU are totally insensitive.  Mass   Aug-06-08 08:38 PM   #112 
  - It is a fact that the head of Nazi Storm Troopers was gay!  IndianaGreen   Aug-06-08 09:33 PM   #130 
  - Of course! Larry Craig! I'm shocked nobody mentioned him so far!  Bluebear   Aug-06-08 09:36 PM   #132 
  - I'm so sick of that meme. Every homophobe is NOT gay.  thecatburgler   Aug-07-08 12:32 AM   #167 
  - I agree. I'm also rather sick of the meme...  Kerry4Kerry   Aug-07-08 02:29 PM   #177 
  - The hypocrisy needs to be pointed out but it shouldn't be a joke  Quixote1818   Aug-07-08 12:37 AM   #169 
     - She shouldn't be. It's terrifically offensive.  Bluebear   Aug-07-08 12:52 AM   #170 
 

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