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Step off, old man!
Tuesday, 31 August 2004
Outing Congress
It's sad when someone has to keep their sexuality submerged. I don't think it's anyone's business if someone is gay or not. That's up to them to reveal. What bothers me is hypocrisy.

There is a website that is outing members of Congress who take anti-gay public stances but are secretly gay. The latest is Rep. Ed Schrock (R-VA). Here's part of what he said in 2000 in regards to the Clinton administration's "Don't ask, don't tell" policy on gays in the military. It's from the Washington Post.

"He (Schrock) supported asking enlistees whether they have had homosexual experiences in an effort to try to keep gays from serving.

"You're in the showers with them, you're in the bunk room with them, you're in staterooms with them," Schrock told the Virginian-Pilot. "You just hope no harm would come by folks who are of that persuasion. It's a discipline thing."

Schrock has now announced he will give up his bid for a 3rd term.

Posted by brettdavey at 9:13 AM EDT
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