Arizona’s Rising GOP Star Gets His Own Gay Scandal

The Phoenix New Times dropped a bombshell of a story on Friday, in which Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu was outed as a gay man. But that’s the least of it: In it, a Mexican ex-boyfriend claimed the rising Republican star and outspoken immigration opponent threatened him with deportation when the boyfriend refused to sign a non-disclosure agreement about their relationship, which spanned years.

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