Rick Perry enjoys a big anti-gay weekend

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Gay punchline Rick Perry spent his weekend politicking with homophobes and getting carried about by two hunky men tossing the Texas governor around like a play toy. No homo.

Perry's packed schedule of rubbing noses with gay haters included a Friday stop at the Red State Gathering in Fort Worth. That's where he cozied up to RedState Editor and Atlanta radio host Erick Erickson, who makes it a thing to be a dick about his homophobic ramblings. And he just complained that opponents of Houston's Equal Rights Ordinance were being outed online and persecuted.

On Friday, he gave Perry a painting that makes the once again presidential candidate look even more weathered than in real life.


And a touchy-feely handshake. No homo.


Done with Texas, Perry landed in Iowa on Saturday for the Family Leadership Summit in Ames. That's traditional family, not that new-age gay stuff. He spoke to the faithful on Saturday, just minutes after professional anti-gay Tony Perkins, MLK niece Alveda King, who on occasion fires up her war on the 'homosexual agenda,' and the Benham Brothers. You think the telegenic bros, David and Jason Benham, would miss a chance to talk about their gay problems to a sympathetic crowd? Please.

They would be the same brothers dumped by HGTV in May when the network decided that “Flip It Forward” wasn't worth the flak once the brothers' anti-gay track record was exposed. Then Atlanta-based SunTrust Banks, long a gay-friendly advocate, ended its bromance with the Benhams, only to rekindle it a few days later.

For their part, the brothers knew just how Rick Perry likes it.


Those homophobes sure do get handsy. Careful, though. Perry doesn't do the gay sex thing. His attorney says so.

[H/T Lone Star Q via Joe My God]


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