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Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Larry Craig’s Press Conference

posted by on August 28 at 12:58 PM

Sen. Larry Craig (R-Idablow)—excuse me, disgraced Sen. Larry Craig—will be holding a press conference in two minutes. And the fundies Craig rode in on? They’re calling for his head…

“If the accusations are true, then we think that he needs to resign,” Bryan Fischer, the executive director of the Idaho Values Alliance told “We believe that character is an important qualification for public service and we believe if these accounts are true, then the Senator conduct has fallen short of what we should expect from public officials.”

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Read Greenwald on this. Post "Larry Craig's bathroom behavior and the right wing -- then and now" at

Posted by Fooey | August 28, 2007 1:07 PM

If he does resign, Idaho's Very Republican gun-knut Governor probably appoints his replacement, anyway.

Posted by NapoleonXIV | August 28, 2007 1:18 PM

And in order to placate the frothing fundies, he's going to have to pick someone even more bat-shit crazy than Craig was.

Which means, the the fundies will become even more disillusioned when whomever that turns out to be is eventually outed/busted for whatever repressed "sins" they've been hiding in the closet for their entire adult life, as seems to be the current recurring pattern with GOPers these days.

"Lather, rinse, repeat."

Posted by COMTE | August 28, 2007 1:29 PM

They really have to be careful about using verbage like "fallen short" in this situation...

Posted by andy niable | August 28, 2007 1:41 PM

The Real You is always waging a gorilla war on the Fake You. So the Fake You builds bigger and more elaborate defences agains the Real You's attacks. And when you're dealing with men and sexuality the attacks come out of no where, frequently and with little or no warning.
These guys are fucked.

Posted by Psycology Today Says | August 28, 2007 1:59 PM

Increasingly, GOP stands for Grand Old Perverts!

Posted by scott | August 28, 2007 2:01 PM

Although I do wish he would have been outed in a long term relationship with a guy, if even cheating on his beard.

Being busted in a bathroom stall isn't exactly advancing the movement that we're just like everybody else.

Though Dan has smartly written in the past that we may not be relegated to seeking sex in stalls if homosexuality were more widly accepted.

Posted by Lake | August 28, 2007 2:09 PM

he's a pervert now?

Posted by infrequent | August 28, 2007 2:21 PM

foot tapping - finger signals


cruising - horror of horrors

some of you people are not thinking well

this could be you or someone you know well

called entrapment - I bet the cop responded in some way

he is a gross hypocrite, political dead duck -sad guy

most likely fears ex - communication as well

Posted by Jack | August 28, 2007 2:41 PM

I have a hunch that Senator Craig probably like cruising at Sea-Tac or in Seattle itself, it would make sense, Horizon flights to Boise an hour or so away, anonymous enough.

Posted by nutrio | August 28, 2007 3:46 PM

So, let me get this straight. If they throw out the right-wing lying apostate in-the-closet Gay Old Party republicant, they're going to replace him with another one?

Now that's stupid.

Posted by Will in Seattle | August 28, 2007 4:04 PM

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