Women vs Gays - The Race to Progress

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    What do you think will happen first: A woman elected POTUS or and openly gay man elected POTUS?




    ps: we already saw a closeted gay woman come pretty close, only to be twarted at the eleventh hour by a black man.
     
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    What about a gay woman president?

    Ellen for president!
     
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    I think we've already seen that Secretary of State is the glass ceiling on that one. :lol:
     
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    Woman. I suspect the pink ceiling will not be broken in my lifetime.
     
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    I dunno. According to a recent 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair survey, 50% of Americans would be OK with an openly gay president. And sometimes, 43% is all it takes.
     
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    Yeah, I saw that, but if only half the electorate would support a gay candidate based on sexual preference, he / she would have to carry that entire block on policies. Unlikely.
     
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    Illegal Immigrants will never vote for a Gay Candidate.
     

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