GOProud? GOShame!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Robert Turner
December 8, 2011 (202) 253-1830 cell

GOProud? GOShame!

WASHINGTON, DC – GOProud has just outed pollster Tony Fabrizio. “It is possible to disagree vigorously but respectfully with other people,” said DC Log Cabin President Robert Turner.  “GOProud has disgraced itself in attacking Mr. Fabrizio.  Log Cabin Republicans are against outing, especially for staffers, who have limited if any control over the politicians they work for.”

GOProud has used Twitter to out someone with whom they disagree.  Log Cabin Republicans also disagreed with the Perry ad, but the national office had the backbone to issue an honest press release and list what they disagreed with.  GOProud, by contrast, dribbled out a person’s private life through tweets.  Worse, given that we don’t know the internal workings of the Perry campaign, we don’t know what connection, if any, Mr. Fabrizio had with the noxious ad.  For GOProud to use a person’s sexual orientation against him in such murky circumstances tells us everything we need to know about how much honor they have: none.  GOProud? GOShame!”

Log Cabin Republicans is a national organization started in 1977 that believes in low taxes, limited government, strong defense, free markets, personal responsibility, and individual liberty.  The DC Chapter holds monthly meetings, supports local Republican candidates and sponsors monthly social gatherings.  For more information, please visit www.dclogcabin.org.

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