Sen. Saxby Chambliss admits his office sent homophobic threat to Joe.My.God

More at Joe.My.God, of course:

The office of GOP Sen. Saxby Chamblis has admitted that it was their staffer that left the comment “All faggots must die” on this blog yesterday.

Last night, Olbermann covered the story with his guest, Dan Savage. I watched live. Dan was, as usual, just excellent:

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And, I’ll repeat what I wrote when we first learned this news: Why should anyone be surprised that an anti-gay threat came from the office of a GOP Senator when GOP Senators spent the day trashing gays and lesbians. Actually, the GOPers were trashing gay and lesbian servicemembers. They think that kind of talk is acceptable. And, I’m pretty sure they feel the same way about other non-members of their Confederacy.

On October 27, 2010, Joe was one of five bloggers who interviewed President Obama. Joe is a DC-based political consultant with over twenty-five years of experience at both the state and federal level. Joe has managed political operations and legislative efforts for both candidates and issues-based organizations. For seven years, he was the Director of State Legislation at Handgun Control, Inc. He served as that organization's first Political Director during the 2000 cycle. Joe is a graduate of the University of Maine School of Law. In addition, he has a Masters in Public Administration from Lehigh University and received his B.A. from the University of New Hampshire. Joe also has a fun dog, Petey, a worthy successor to Boomer, who got Joe through eight years of Bush and Cheney. Joe likes to think he is a world class athlete having finished the 2005 Chicago Marathon in the time of 4:10. He has completed six other marathons as well -- and is still determined to break the four hour mark.

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