Former Senator Alan Simpson (R-WY) tore into Rick Santorum, calling him “rigid and…homophobic” on Face to Face with Bob Schieffer, adding that he was alarmed at how Republicans are grabbing on to social issues:
“I am convinced that if you get into these social issues and just stay in there about abortion and homosexuality and even mental health they bring up, somehow they’re going to take us all to Alaska and float us out in the Bering Sea or something.”
Said Simpson of Santorum:
“He said, ‘I want a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage,’ and they said, ‘Well, what about the people who are already married?’ And he said, ‘Well, they would be nullified.’ I mean what is, what’s human, what’s kind about that? We’re all human beings, we all know or love somebody who’s gay or lesbian so what the hell is that about? To me it’s startling and borders on disgust.”
Michigan just passed what many are calling a blueprint for bullying under the guise of protecting children. But state Senator Gretchen Whitmer wasn’t about to let the bill become law without registering her disgust.