Conservative Radio Host High-Fives Romney Campaign for Canning Gay Adviser

Radio host says Romney bowed to conservative pressure on openly gay campaign staffer.

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"I don't remember gay hires being such an issue for candidate Bush, and maybe it's because advances have been made in the last 12 years, and maybe that's what's causing the cacophony of the homophobes," he says. "News to Bryan [Fischer], there were gays on the campaign before Ric arrived and there still are. As there are in the RNC and as there are on Capitol Hill. It's a losing battle that they have."

Rebekah Metzler is a political writer for U.S. News & World Report. You can contact her at or follow her on Twitter. 

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