Best-dressed Congressmen also worst hypocrites

David Dreier (R-CA) and Mark Foley (R-FL) are ranked first and second in the best-dressed lawmaker category by the September edition of the Washingtonian. What's funny is they are both gay-bashing closet cases. What's not funny is how these two men have time and again voted in favor of anti-gay discrimination.

(Janice) Nelson, a professor of pathology, says she came forward when she read on Raw Story that Hustler — the Larry Flynt magazine — was working on an exposé of Dreier’s secret gay life.
He opposed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), which would have banned discrimination against gay people in hiring; voted for the gay-bashing Defense of Marriage Act; voted for banning adoption by gay and lesbian couples in the District of Columbia (3,000 miles away from Dreier’s district); voted to allow federally funded charities to discriminate against gays in employment, even where local laws prohibit such bias; and voted against the Hate Crimes Prevention Act.

Two years later, after Foley voted in favor of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the Advocate outed him along with another closeted lawmaker, Congressman Jim Kolbe, who’d voted in favor of the anti-gay measure.

Hypocrites. No wonder they are Republicans.

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