Gay politicians

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    Seems like a vocal majority of people on this forum are anti-gay.

    What would you do if a major politician "came out"? Suppose the president, vice president or secretary of state either admitted to being gay or were exposed. Would it change your support or make you call for impeachment?

    This is just theoretical. I am not implying any of those people are gay.
     
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    I doubt that a major politician would come out; it would be political suicide.
     
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    Maybe they would be outed.
     
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    It wouldn't bug me all that much, so long as they have a record that follows my personal ideology and continue to vote that way.
     
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    There would have to be audio, video, pictures, letters, emails, deposits into bank accounts, witnesses, etc.

    Someone walks into CBS today and tells them they had a homosexual affair with Cheney or Rice, you know there would have to be some kind of corraborating evidence.
     
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    If they were 'outed' and had voted the way I had expected them to, I'd still vote for them again.

    On the other hand, if they wish to make their sex life part of a campaign, they wouldn't get my vote in the first place. BTW, I could care less whether or not a candidate is married, so unless they make an issue of it, I wouldn't know.
     
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    Too bad more people don't feel that way. It appears to be mandatory for the President, at least, to be married. What's up with that?
     
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    Some here are anti-gay, but I don't think it's a majority of folks on the board.

    As for me, it wouldn't matter. I'll vote and support whomevers' platform fits best with my political position, be they gay, hetro, white, black or green. Unless of course they are criminals. Last I knew being gay was not a crime, although many would love to make it one. If they don't preform I'll vote against them next time, be they gay, hetro, white, black or green.
     
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    What she said.
     
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    Taking politics aside...homosexuality is a crime if looking from the side of zoo-ology and or animal biology...animals in the wild or domestic destroy those in their clan predeposed to this behavoir...also it was a crime until the ACLU stepped in and filed so many law suits that laws were reversed...so the point is so many in here are in agreement that the ACLU supports destruction of normal relations...yet y'all are now backsliding for PC political gain...go figure! :huh:
     

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