Florida Republican Audience Boos Gay Soldier at Last Night's Debate

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Last night, the merry band of Republicans running for president met for the second time in Florida for a debate. This time it was in Orlando, sponsored by Google and Fox News, and involved questions submitted by actual citizens, including Stephen Hill, a newly out and openly gay soldier stationed in Iraq. Despite the GOP's "Support Our Troops" streak, Hill actually got booed.



Hill, in a YouTube video played before the candidates and audience, says he's had to hide who he is since 2010 but is now free to be open because of the recent repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell. He then asks if any of the candidates would "do anything to circumvent the progress that's been made for gay and lesbian soldiers."

Hill's video was met with loud boos and an otherwise stirring silence. No one in the audience decided to applaud Hill for his service to the country.

The question was then tackled by Rick "Ass Froth" Santorum. He doesn't bother to thank Hill for his service either, but goes on a nonsensical ramble about "social experimentation." This got a huge round of applause from the audience.

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Hengt33139
Hengt33139

@ GlennThe more you talk the more ridiculous you soundKeep going it's quite entertaining....

Jules Winnfield
Jules Winnfield

Glenn61 is a patriot, every time he jumped in the showers he was feverishly seeking for homosexuals, to protect those not wanting imaginary butt sex.

Thank you glenn61 for making the "ultimate sacrifice" and putting yourself in the "line of fire".

"Glenn61: he took that dart, so you wouldn't have to"

GlennPalin2012

Tony Konrath
Tony Konrath

"Support for a homosexual man on the prowl, seeking to live out his desires while hiding behind that mission is not a popular view."

What?

GetAGrip
GetAGrip

Look, I'm sure that out-of-the-closet soldiers are not going to stitch a rainbow onto their sleeves. When you're over there, you're all the same brave people fighting the same mission. It doesn't make them less human or less of a soldier for these wild pack of animals in the audience to be booing the soldier in this video. It's disgusting. 

Hengt33139
Hengt33139

Questionable?There is no questionHowever I'm not the one obsessing about cocks in the showers....That would be you

Hengt33139
Hengt33139

GlennIt seems to me you spend an awful amount of time thinking about gay sex and men showering togetherYou might want to look into that....

M1chaelv
M1chaelv

No one is wearing a gay flag on their sleeve or 'living la vida loca' as you put it.  I'm not in the military so i'm not aware..  All I have to say is that the men and women that are in the armed forces are there because they want to be.. If they want to defend our country then more power to them.. I don't see you enrolling and doing 'what has to be done'.  I'm sure that the last thing they are thinking about is sex.. If they are, then they are no different then the other 'STRAIGHT' guys that are there and are finding ways to 'relief' themselves of whatever sexual desires they have in them.  Gay or straight..  You should be happy that they are even there in the first place because I don't really see you doing anything to defend our country except talk SHIT..  So please... Go find something else to do with you time...

Hengt33139
Hengt33139

GlennYour an ignorant assholeIf being " normal" consists of having backwards views such as yours then I'm glad to not be included in said normalcy FYI Your statements are considered conduct unbecoming as well....

Guest
Guest

these dickstains are the first to cry about "SUPPORT OUR TROOPS" but apparently that only applies to the straight ones

Guest
Guest

What kind of animals are the republicans allowing into the audience. 5,000 soldiers died in Iraq  (probably 500 are gay). Have respect for the soldier, gay and straight.

Gayman
Gayman

Who cares if he is gay? "Dont ask dont tell" was a great policy, why did we let it expire?

Yomama
Yomama

"NEWS FLASH: Republican voters are dicks!" Tell us something we didn't already know.

Bridget Doyle
Bridget Doyle

P.S. - best part: "...Rick 'Ass Froth' Santorum..."Fuck that guy.

Patrick Shaffer
Patrick Shaffer

what happened to it being a right to serve in the Military?

CAC
CAC

Hey, everybody, you should Google RICK SANTORUM. 

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