Outing a Republican Senator

Michael Rogers at BlogActive, which bills itself as “Real Truth, Direct Action,” threatened last night to “out” a married Republican Senator as homosexual if he voted to confirm Judge Alito.

Tomorrow you will decide if your political position is worth more than doing what is right for others like you. For others like you, Mr. Senator, who engage in oral sex with other men. (Although, Mr. Senator, most of us don’t do in the bathrooms of Union Station!) Your fake marriage, by the way, will NOT protect you from the truth being told on this blog.


Lincoln Chafee of Rhode Island was the only Republican to vote No.

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  1. McGehee says:

    Ah yes — Michael Rogers, who has tried to get gay bloggers shut down for criticizing his use of just these tactics.

    The man is a walking Godwin’s Law violation.

  2. The Knucklehead of the Day award…

    Today’s winner is Blogger Mike Rogers….

  3. Kerfuffles says:

    A Gay No-Brainer…

    Therefore, expect today to hear the name of a married Republican Senator slandered as a ?homosexual?. What if no Republican Senator is outed today? Was Michael Rogers threat not worth the spittle required to utter it? Or was it because Senator Linc……

  4. Myopic Zeal says:

    Gay Blogger Blackmails Senator on Alito Vote…

    Michael at BlogActive is publicly blackmailing a Senator.
    Mr. Senator:
    Tomorrow you will be faced with a vote that may have the longest aftereffects of any other you have cast in your Senate career.
    Tomorrow you will decide if your political positi…