Skip to comments.Santorum "homophobic," former Senator says
Posted on 02/22/2012 8:33:10 AM PST by writer33
(CBS News) Former Senator Alan Simpson had some choice words for his one time colleague, former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum.
"I know Santorum, I served with him," he said. "He is rigid and a homophobic. He believes that gays and lesbians, he mentioned in an interview in 2003, about bestiality, and gays and lesbians. I think that's disgusting," said Simpson.
The former three-term Senator from Wyoming has always been known for both his candor and his ability to work across party lines, said Republicans are hurting themselves by focusing on social issues.
"Here's a party that believes in government out of your life, the precious right of privacy and the right to be left alone. How then can they be the hypocrisy of fiddling around in these social issues? We won't have a prayer," he told Bob Schieffer in an interview for CBS News's Face to Face, a weekly web interview from the staff of Face the Nation.
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If Alan Simpson doesn’t like Santorum, that’s another feather in his cap.
Yeah, after all Alan Simpson sure knows how to win elections. His best RINO buddy Bob Dole did so well in 1996
“Video at link as well. And I wouldn’t be surprised if this comes up at the CNN debate.”
Why is there another CNN debate? The RNC is run by a bunch of morons. Stop going on the enemy’s air and letting the enemy frame the debate and the message!! Tell them to ESAD!!!
RE: Santorum “homophobic,” former Senator says
Santorum said PUBLICLY that he has nothing against homosexuals, however he believes that homosexual ACTS are wrong and sinful.
How is that homophobic?
That is the view of ALL Christians who take the Bible seriously.
It seems to be to Alan Simpson, one has to APPROVE and CELEBRATE same gender sex in order NOT to be called homophobic.
Is that the societal definition now?
From what I’ve seen, Simpson had appeared to be suffering from senility for several years. I used to like him but he’s become a “useful idiot” for the political rulingelite in our country.
If Alan Simpson doesnt like Santorum...”
...absolutely! Simpson is an evil little cuss.
“The former three-term Senator from Wyoming has always been known for both his candor and his ability to work across party lines,”
Well c-BS...almost no one here knows that except for you liberal media clowns. Looks like the MSM is cranking up their target for Santorum now that their original one in Romney is almost done for.
A freudian slip or what?
Just more proof that the RINOs don’t like Conservatives. They come out of the closet to attack Newt and Rick.
It looks like this guy Alan Simpson is the new Barry Goldwater - - the senile old Republican Senator the scumbag Democrat “mainstream” newsrooms run to when they want a funny quote to bash Republicans with.
Scheiffer sought out Simpson (of the infamous Simpson-Mazzoli Act) exactly for this reason, to get cute little quips vs. Santorum. He wouldn’t have sought an interview with a former Santorum colleague who might say something nice about him. Some of these old timers really should just exit stage right.
I am getting more than sick of these Republicans who snipe at Santorum and Gingrich. Let them put their effort into attacking Obama, then we should listen.
Antoninus, that's so 18th Century of you. LOL!
Let me cut to the chase. Romney: you are NOT getting this nomination buddy. And if somehow you do we will not vote for you in the general. You SCUM.
Alan Simpson has for years been uneasy over the fact that his father, Milward L. Simpson, a true conservative, voted against the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Perhaps Mr Simpson doesn't believe anyone should have opinions that differ from those of the enlightened elite.
On the other hand, maybe he's just a brain addled old RINO crank.
Personally, I hate their guts, especially the ones who rub their feces in your face, although I understand the Biblical imperative to 'love the sinner, hate their sins' in the sense that 'love' means pray for them to be converted and saved.