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Gay Lady Houston Mayor Does Not Care One Bit About Duck Dynasty Dude
Can't really argue with the opinion of Houston Mayor Annise Parker on this one. Asked for her thoughts on the whole Phil Robertson duck-tussle, Parker, the contentedly out lesbian mayor lady said:
“I have never watched ‘Duck Dynasty,’ so I don’t think about it much at all,” Parker responded. “I’ve been a gay community activist since the mid-70s. It was a very different time. We were fighting to keep people out of jails and mental hospitals. What some redneck wingnut has to say about the GLBT community is completely irrelevant.”
Needless to say, the Wingnuttosphere is Not Pleased. The nine fulltime employees of Twitchy were horrified, and even played the "It’s a good thing there’s nothing else pressing happening in Houston" card, because that's always new and fresh. (Seriously, if you ever catch Yr Doktor Zoom pulling out that particular cliché, mock him relentlessly. He reserves the right to cling to other clichés, however)
Just in case there was any question, over the weekend, Parker retwitterated that she was quite certain that she'd assigned the proper weight to Robertson's views:
We're pretty sure she means it, and we're pretty sure we're now completely gay for Annise Parker.