Mitt Romney won't fight for gay people. He's against gay marriage, he's said that he will allow DADT to stand if he becomes president though he wasn't "comfortable" with it, and he won't stand up for his gay employees when they are targeted by religious conservative groups. But it looks like gay Republicans will fight for Mitt Romney. Last night, GOProud voted to endorse him in the 2012 presidential race:
In a statement, the group for gay conservatives and their allies announced it had “enthusiastically,” but not unanimously, decided to back Romney despite his support for an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would limit marriage to the union of one man and one woman.
“GOProud is prepared to commit significant resources to help make Mitt Romney the next President of the United States,” said Lisa De Pasquale, interim GOProud board chair and former CPAC director...“Not only does President Obama not understand how the free markets work — he is openly hostile to free market capitalism,” said Jimmy LaSalvia, GOProud executive director.
On an unrelated note, I can't believe people can say this "openly hostile to free market capitalism" shit with a straight face. It's not true. American corporations are making more money than ever. I fucking wish President Obama was a little more openly hostile to free market capitalism; groups like GOProud would still hate him, but other Americans, the ones who don't actively vote against their own interests, would eat it up.
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