McCain is interviewed by the Washington Blade. Well: he supplied written answers to written questions. Nonetheless: good for him. His Senate chief of staff is openly gay and long has been. McCain never made the gay thing important in my own dealings with him. I personally gave him a copy of Virtually Normal a decade ago, and we've had civil conversations about HIV and gay issues. He's not an indecent man in private. But his campaign has been indecent, he does oppose every single measure to grant gays even the slightest degree of civil equality and supports the persecution of gay men and women serving their country honorably. He picked a running-mate more anti-gay than any candidate in the recent history of the GOP. I'm sorry but I'm not going to fall for another W. Once is enough.

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