Tierney for Congress

By EDITORIAL  |  November 5, 2012

As to the argument that Tisei's election would sensitize the hard right, we are skeptical. At this point, it's almost oxymoronic to be a gay Republican. The Log Cabin movement has enjoyed some success on the local level, but among national GOPers it is an outfit that dare not speak its name.

Ask yourself this: if the NAACP offered to launder the sheets of the Ku Klux Klan during the struggles of the 1950s and the 1960s, do you really think the Southern bigots would have embraced the idea of civil rights?

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