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By Dan Savage's Estimation, Mitt Romney is a Homophobe: VIDEO


John Fugelsang, sitting in for Joy Behar, asked Dan Savage whether Mitt Romney's a true homophobe, or just plays one on TV.

Says Savage:

"I don't make a distinction between an honest bigot and a dishonest bigot...Whether someone punches you in the nose because they really hate you, or they punch you in the nose because they want to impress people who hate you, you still have a broken goddamn nose. I'm not going to look into Mitt Romney's stony little heart, I'm not going to bust open that bank vault in the Cayman Islands and retrieve his heart to look at it. What I care about is policy. And his policies are homophobic and by my estimation, that man is a homophobe."


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  1. @Little kiwi, we can dislike Dan Savage without becoming a spokesperson ourselves. I, for one, am not a good public speaker and am very shy, so it is highly doubtful that I would ever become a spokesperson for anything, but that doesn't mean I can't have my opinions about Savage.

    Posted by: Luke | Sep 21, 2012 4:43:08 PM

  2. Well, RICK, to answer your question about Obama:

    Yes. Yes, he was a homophobe to step away from his previous commitment to marriage equality. As Savage pointed out, punching someone in the face because you need to impress people who hate gay people still results in a "god damned" broken nose. "But he really likes gay people" is not sufficient. We need action, not words.

    We can now return you to your hypervigilance regarding your superficial appearance.

    I'm really sorry about your penis, though.

    Posted by: Rrhain | Sep 21, 2012 5:14:27 PM

  3. I've admired Dan Savage since way back, when his column was called "Hey Faggot!"

    He's become a spokesman because, as this clip illustrates, he's goddamn good at it.

    Posted by: Andy | Sep 21, 2012 5:16:46 PM

  4. Eh the republicans have Ann Coulter and the gays have Dan Savage. They are both attention grabbing, bomb throwing media whores.

    Posted by: guyoutthere | Sep 21, 2012 5:39:17 PM

  5. About bad language;

    I just love those wanna-be Anglo Saxons who do not want to use the Anglo Saxon word f**k.

    Posted by: JackFknTwist | Sep 21, 2012 11:21:18 PM

  6. Dan Savage does good. He speaks the truth and goes to the heart of the matter. He helps people with his column and educates through his television appearances. I suspect Rick is actually one of the Concerned Women of America.

    Posted by: Grant H. | Sep 23, 2012 9:23:32 AM

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