Ohio Roundtable: The Public Square - The Question No One Should Have to
What is the question no one should have to
There is a strong rumor floating around
You can find it all over the Internet as well.
It raises the question of the sexual
orientation of the Chairman of the Republican National Committee.
When the President changed leadership of the
RNC, a controversy arose over the number two spot now held by JoAnne Davidson,
the former House Speaker from Ohio.
Mrs. Davidson, who is a decent person, is no
conservative. She is pro-abortion. On social issues she leans strongly to the
left. She now holds the number two spot in the national party.
The number one spot is held by a man who was
recently asked a question—he was asked if he was gay. His answer is on the
public record. He stated to the reporter: “You have asked a question people
should not have to answer.”
That interchange is now hanging over the
Republican National Committee like morning fog in Florida.
You have not heard about it on the networks.
The newspapers have refused to touch the story.
The Chairman is 39 years old and has never been
married. In this day and age the question is going to come up. Did Karl Rove and
the President fail to think through this basic fact of modern political life?
The Republicans are allegedly getting ready for
another run at the Federal Marriage Amendment. The first attempt was a total
failure—as was predicted by many experts.
Can you imagine the news stories about
hypocrisy just waiting to be written this time—if in fact the Republican
National Chairman cannot give reporters a straight answer to a now obvious
The Question No One Should Have to Answer
- March 6th, 2006