But who was trumpeting that Ketner's a lesbian? Adam Fogle. This is his post getting fisked. He's the one always adding, "And did I mention she's a lesbian?"
This is so disgustingly typical of conservatives in South Carolina (and elsewhere) But as Waldo in conversation pointed out - it's not just about disgust in voting for a nigger or a fag, it's also a part of many folks general world view - sadly.
Just look at the responses to the financial crisis. Harare Grocer and Daniel at Sunlit Uplands get percipitously close but don't go all the way because then it would automatically disqualify them from having any credibility (assuming they had any in the first place).
Racism and homophobia are persistent societal ills so long as people don't simply call it out and educate people on the values of being honest about their insecurities and fears - how can they over come them? But then again, some folks will refuse to admit parity to someone who's 'different'.
H/t to Snead for posting this Union Boss' speech on racism,
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