Karl Rove and Gays

Tuesday, November 16, 2004
Peking Duck cites a Washington Post editorial denouncing Karl Rove, Bush's political master-mind, for stoking up homophobic fears among Evangelical types.

It is undoubtedly true that Rove and his minions have engaged in shameless gay-baiting in order to galvanize the conservative base. That said, didn't Bush endorse civil unions right before the election, most likely at the advice of Rove himself?

I'm not excusing the tactics of the Evil Chubby Genuis. I'm simply saying that in America there does exist a market for moderation and tolerance, and that Rove isn't so blinded by homophobic rage that he's unwilling to exploit it, too.

I Rove Karl