Tom Delay has been indicted and has stepped down from his Majority leader position. Dennis Hasterst has picked David Dreier of California to replace him. The only thing I’ve ever heard about Dreier is that he’s been the target of an outing campaign. The article I link notes:
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But the truth is: real prejudice, real homophobia–real hatred for gayness–comes from “outers” themselves, who reveal private gay lifestyles their enemies as if there were something wrong with those lifestyles.
They should have gone with Blount as opposed to a supporter of big goverment, open borders and part of our hard earned salaries going to support illegal aliens who should not be here. But why should we expect conservative values from the Republcian leadership ?
While I agree with this sentiment if this is a private affair, this guy has been accused of having an affair with his chief of staff who is on his payroll. That’s a little troubling .
Up next….Bill Frist for doing a Martha Stewart ?
Looks like they went with Blunt and Dreier
The Politics of Outing
It is a golden rule, universally acknowledged among my gay partners in crime, that the pettiest, cruelest thing one can do is out a closeted homosexual. It’s a dictum taken so seriously, that violation threatens immediate excommunication from our cir…
I am skeptical that Dreir sharing responsibilities with Blunt has anything to do with his sexual preference. Doc Hastings (R-WA) would have become Rules Chairman in Dreier’s place, meaning the Ethics Committee would be shook up. I don’t think Republicans want a big shake up in anthing more. Delay may or may not come back to a leadership position but why make more of a jigsaw to puzzle together if he does?
The GOP leadership has a fear of sameness?