Sessions Open to “Gay Tendencies”

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A few news sites have picked up the fact that the Republicans’ new back-to-the-future Judiciary Committee chief, Sen. Jeff Sessions said he could see voting to confirm a gay Supreme Court Justice. But the actual quote is so much better and more revealing. If you watch the video, Sessions actually says he’d consider voting for a nominee “with gay tendencies.” That’s sort of one step up from saying, as Austin Powers Dr. Evil once put it, a ‘penchant for buggery’ or perhaps just a ‘swisher’.

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