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Conservatives Capitalize On Twinkies' Demise

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WASHINGTON — Within hours of the news that Hostess — makers of the Twinkie — would be closing forever, someone found a way to turn the news into a fundraising pitch.

And GOProud, the bombastic gay conservative group, should win some kind of award for this email to supporters:

Chris Geidner is the legal editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in Washington, DC. In 2014, Geidner won the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association award for journalist of the year.

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