Wednesday, May 03, 2006

The Continuing Crack-up of John Danforth

From a Family Research Council update ---

Former Sen. John Danforth was a Republican from Missouri. Lately, he's been hitting the rubber chicken circuit to denounce Christians in his party. Last fall, he spoke at the Bill Clinton School of Public Service in Arkansas and deplored Evangelical Christians' influence in the GOP. This weekend, he spoke to the Log Cabin Republicans--a homosexual advocacy group--and called the Marriage Protection Amendment "silly." He compared it to Prohibition.

Danforth was happy to seek the support of socially conservative voters in Missouri when he ran three times for the Senate. Now that he no longer has to face voters, he is--in Washington parlance--"growing..."