Raquel Benson is a Senior Contributor to TDA, a journalism student, humanist, and artist with issues of chronic imagination. She may be brash, but it stems from a deeper concern for the world around her.
Civil Rights – To avoid any awkward situations, Mitt Romney shouldn’t be allowed within 100 feet of any homosexual – because you know, they like to ask questions.
Seduced by the guise of a flannel shirt and a Vietnam hat, Romney approached Garon with a smile, proudly greeting him, “Vietnam veteran!” Apparently the Rom-Rom was hoping to strum up a couple of votes by the “All American” guy sitting in the booth.
The train wreck of a conversation between the GOP Presidential hopeful and Bob Garon – a fiercely inquisitive gay veteran – is a little difficult to watch as Romney mechanically asserts (repeatedly), “I believe that marriage is between a man and a woman.” The tension!
Garon replied, “It’s good to know how you feel, that you do not believe everyone is entitled to their constitutional rights.” (Oh snap!)