Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Rinehart evades CNN questions

Oklahoma County Commissioner Brent Rinehart was interviewed for yesterday's CNN American Morning regarding the blatantly homophobic comic book that he produced to shore up far-right support for his flailing re-election campaign. Among other hateful declarations, Rinehart opined therein that getting "the kids to believe that homosexuality is normal" is satanic.

On his official county biography, Rinehart trumpets the fact that he was the "[l]one vote against Gay Pride banners on Oklahoma City streets". It is not clear if Rinehart is a deeply closeted, self-loathing gay man.

Listen as CNN's John Roberts tries to get Rinehart to give a straight answer about any of it:

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