Skip to comments.Romney hires openly gay spokeman
Posted on 04/24/2012 8:24:10 AM PDT by EternalVigilance
Provided courtesy of DefendtheNaturalFamily.com
MetroWeekly.com is exposing the whole truth that Washington Post would not reveal:
Mitt Romney’s campaign tonight announced that it has hired Richard Grenell, an out gay former George W. Bush administration official, to serve as the presumptive Republican presidential nominee’s “national security and foreign policy spokesman,” according to a report from The Washington Post that did not mention Grenell’s sexual orientation.
Grenell served through September 2008 in the Bush administration as a spokesman to the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations — and told The Advocate‘s Kerry Eleveld as he left the administration that it was his hope that New York would have marriage equality soon and that he would one day be able to marry his partner, Matt Lashey. The couple has been together 10 years. . . .
Andrew Sullivan, who had endorsed Obama’s 2008 run, wrote of the news, “For Romney to have an openly gay spokesman is a real outreach to gay Republicans, a subtle signal to moderates, and the Santorum faction’s reaction will be worth noting.”
Grenell is not just gay, but a gay activist who pushes for same-sex marriages.
At the end of Grenell’s service in the Bush administration, he took a notable whack at the administration, telling The Advocate‘s Kerry Eleveld of his effort to have his partner, Matt Lashey, listed in the United Nations’ Blue Book, which is “a reference guide of contact information for different member states of the United Nations as well as diplomatic personnel and their spouses.”
Grenell had attempted to have Lashey’s name added several times, to no avail. He told The Advocate back in 2008, “What put me over the edge was a friend and colleague who met her spouse after I was already with my partner — they got married and subsequently were put into the Blue Book in a matter of days.”
The State Department eventually told him that the Defense of Marriage Act prevented the listing. Although he protested the decision behind the scenes, Lashey’s name was not ever added, which led to his coming forward to criticize the treatement publicly as he left his post.
HuffPost has noted that since the choice, Grenell has scrubbed his Twitter account and website of offensive material...
Read this story at americanvisionnews.com ...
I got a chuckle from that...
Do I STILL have to vote for Romney even as he drifts further and further to the left??
Will I be blamed if Romney loses the election because I wrote in Sarah Palin??
yeah, wonderful. Romneybus sure knows how to swcrew up his chances with the conservatives!
Now that Mitt can shake his etch-a-sketch I wonder if he will bring back his gay sheriff Arizona campaign chairman Babeu (guy who threatened to deport his illegal boyfriend if he told and posted ads/pics on gay hookup sites).
Middle of the article: “Grenell is not just gay, but a gay activist who pushes for same-sex marriages.”
That cinches it.
I cannot in good conscience ever vote for a homophile like Romney.
I guess we will both be blamed, because I plan on writing in Sarah Palin also.
Not fit for foreign policy or national security on that statement alone...
I agree with you, but I would be interested in the material he has taken down from his personal websites and tweets.... I bet someone has them web archived...
I said “on govt time”. I dont agree with his view of relationships, but I am not going to agree with job discrimination based on that view, as long as its not on company time and does not compromise his job.
I never said it was a smart move on Romney’s part, just dont think its all that important with national financial solvency on the line and destructive defense policies at risk.
Dont think “O” doesn’t have a few alternate lifestylist working for him.
Well, someone’s gotta true his bicycle wheels.
Interesting his gay appointment is scrubbing his website of anything offensive... A typical to "Hide" the truth for Romney and his crew....expect much of this if Romney buys the Presidency. It's his nature to be deceptive.
Yes, and probably number 1? Demoralize the population with free sex and pornography so they become weakened spiritually and not able to fight well.