Thursday, January 25, 2007

2008 for the gay community; independent voters will decide race

Clinton, Obama join 2008 presidential race ...Patrick Sammon, president of Log Cabin Republicans, said gay Republicans, too, are studying the field. He declined to say whether they are beginning to lean toward some candidates and added that while a candidate's position on a constitutional ban to same-sex marriage is important, gay Republicans will also be paying attention to the "language they use to talk about" gay-related issues.
"Republican candidates," he said, "should remember that the country wants a candidate who presents a hopeful and optimistic vision for the future, and the politics of division are going to turn off the independent voters who ultimately decide this election."...
(Bay Area Reporter)

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