Friday, November 01, 2002

Wellstone and Mondale

This quote by a Minnesota gay activist regarding Wellstone, from a post at the Brothers Judd (link via Andrew Sullivan): ""I would have voted for Wellstone. But, sorry for my disrespect, I personally hated the man. He was grossly, openly homophobic. He was a loud advocate of the Defense of Marriage Act, and gave quotes like "what Sheila and I have is a holy thing, a covenant between each other and with god. I don't believe same sex relationships have that sanctity."

Wow. I never knew words like those graced the lips of the former senator.


Meanwhile, James Lileks shreds Mondale's recent press conference remarks.

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