Category Archives: Larry Craig

August 30, 2007, 1:17 am

Larry Craig, The Senior Senator From Idaho Who Is A Homophobic Republican Right Winger, And Who Said That Bill Clinton Was A “Naughty Boy,” Is Not Gay

And neither am I.

OK, I’m just kidding. I am gay.

BWA-HA-HA-HA! I’m not even going to try to be scholarly about this. And anyway, look how wrong I was about Michael Vick. My question is this: when Larry Craig told the Idaho Statesman that the REI sporting goods store in Boise was the last place he would go to cruise men, did he really think that all queer people do not know that Boise was uncovered as a hotbed of homosexual activity during the 1950′s? His precise statement was: “I’ve been in this business 27 years in the public eye here. I don’t go around anywhere hitting on men, and by God, if I did, I wouldn’t do it in Boise, Idaho! Jiminy!” Whereas, in fact, many gay men in the Mountain West would.

Craig’s statement about the REI incident — and let me say I write with the authoroity of a person partly raised in Idaho — is exactly the kind of thing someone from Idaho would…

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