GOPer Doubles Down On Gays: ‘These Creatures… Are So Destructive’

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October 21, 2014 8:21 a.m.
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The Republican challenger to Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) has apparently decided to make the most of the attention he received for describing gays as “Gremlins.”

In a video posted to Facebook on Monday, challenger Anthony Culler doubled down on the comment and vowed if elected he would represent and fight for Christians against “the worst Gremlin outbreak we’ve seen in 30 years.”

“What we have is, I made a comment that same-sex couples that want to destroy traditional marriage and our way of life, they’re Gremlins,” Culler said. “They’re these creatures that are so destructive.”

Culler posted a lengthy diatribe on the dangers of same-sex couples to his Facebook page on Oct. 14 and received strong backlash this week when it was picked up by national media outlets. Instead of backing down, he took to Facebook to continue disseminating his message.

Culler’s latest rant against the “Gremlins” that threaten the Christian way of life lasted for seven minutes. The measured tone of his monologue was dramatically punctuated by the blast of train whistles in the background.

As Culler leaned against a cannon, he said that the people in the state’s 6th Congressional District agreed with him.

“This is our minority majority district,” Culler said. “It’s the black district. That’s what some people call it. … I’ve got another description for this district, it’s a Christian district.”

“We believe in the way that it’s always been,” Culler continued.

Culler urged voters to turn out on election day and vote for him.

“No matter how many Gremlins there are across this country, we here in the sixth district will stand against it,” Culler said.

This post has been updated.

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