Bachmann and Santorum both signed the controversial (i.e., massively racist and homophobic) marriage vow, and Newt’s been waffling about the language (marital infidelity is kind of his “thing”). But Mitt Romney presumably actually thought about this one, putting out a statement that the pledge is “undignified and inappropriate for a presidential campaign.” Smart. And good politics, which is a nice change amidst the current shitshow that is the Republican Presidential race.
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Excerpts from the document signed by Michele Bachmann that’s drawing allegations of racism, sexism, homophobia, anti-Islamic sentiment and general cuckoo bananas whackadoodie. It’s a pledge from a conservative advocacy group out of Iowa called The Family Leader—affiliated with Focus on the Family—asking Republican presidential candidates to denounce single parents, women in combat and anything with even the faintest whiff of gay. Oh, and it seems to be wistful for the days of slavery. If none of that frightens you, it also essentially calls for a ban of all pornography. Michele Bachmann was the first of the GOP field to apply her Hancock. Here are some select passages from The Marriage Vow, along with photos of its earliest and most enthusiastic signatory.
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