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Bossy Monkey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-17-06 07:34 PM
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Poll question: What could Rice have called Dybul's partner's mom w/o offending the base?
Edited on Tue Oct-17-06 08:05 PM by undisclosedlocation

Page scandal exposes GOP's gay identity crisis

By Kathy Kiely, USA TODAY

WASHINGTON At a State Department ceremony this week, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice warmly acknowledged the family members of Mark Dybul, whom she was swearing in as the nation's new global AIDS coordinator.

As first lady Laura Bush looked on, Rice singled out his partner, Jason Claire, and Claire's mother. Rice referred to her as Dybul's "mother-in-law."

The celebratory moment for a gay couple was emblematic of the political identity crisis facing the Republican Party, two years after an election the GOP won in part by making gay marriage an issue and less than two weeks after revelations about a Republican House member's advances toward teenage boys.
(more, but not about Dybul)
http://www.usatoday.com/news/washington/2006-10-11-gop-...

I just find it ironic that the shitweasels up in arms about the use of the term mother-in-law are the same people who based their criminal mis- mal- and non-administration's entire reelection strategy on making it impossible for her to be one (ie, the "in-law" part).

As to the choices found below, I'm open to suggestions. I thought I'd be able to come up with a slew of funny ones, but as you can see, that wasn't exactly the case.

Poll result (2 votes)
longtime companion's mother (0 votes, 0%)Vote
also going to hell (0 votes, 0%)Vote
MRS. LADY!!! (0 votes, 0%)Vote
Cue Church Lady: mother in SATAN (1 votes, 50%)Vote
That lady who kind of looks like that guy making Mr. Spock eyes at you (1 votes, 50%)Vote
I think I'll let St. Laura do the driving on this one. (0 votes, 0%)Vote
his roommate's mother (0 votes, 0%)Vote
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  - His son's roommate's mother  LostinVA   Oct-17-06 07:40 PM   #1 
  - I think there's an extra degree of separation there, but I can do  undisclosedlocation   Oct-17-06 08:04 PM   #2 
  - Or not  undisclosedlocation   Oct-17-06 10:53 PM   #3 
 
LostinVA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-17-06 07:40 PM
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1. His son's roommate's mother
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Bossy Monkey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-17-06 08:04 PM
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2. I think there's an extra degree of separation there, but I can do
something like that.
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Bossy Monkey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-17-06 10:53 PM
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3. Or not
:)
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