September 24th, 2007

gay unicorn

Larry Craig vs. David Vitter

Somehow I continue to be fascinated by these sex scandals. Frank Rich had a pretty good article on Larry Craig, defending his actions as not criminal while at the same time labeling him the hypocritical closet case he is. And (to mix posts with wild abandon) using "gay" as a noun, which is sort of the exception that proves the rule, since I don't think Rich is a homophobe.
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Rich's piece can be found here: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/09/23/opinion/23rich.html?em&ex=1190692800&en=3fb502bd43c1d85a&ei=5087%0A

And here's his gay-as-a-noun sentence in it: "Gays, not all of them closeted, may be among the last minority groups with some representation in the increasingly monochromatic G.O.P."