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Gay Republican activist quits Miami-Dade GOP

Our sister blog, Steve Rothaus' Gay South Florida, is reporting that the Miami-Dade Republican Party -- whose chairman, state Rep. Erik Fresen, is mulling over stepping down -- is losing an openly gay member, Brian Gaither:

Posted to Facebook by gay (former) GOP activist Brian Gaither of Miami:

Republican No More

March 14, 2012.

The Republican Party claims to support the principles of  limited government, individual liberty, fiscal discipline, a strong national defense, and civic virtue. It is a claim many believe, and for most of my life I was a believer.

Since 2008 I have been involved with the Republican Party of Miami-Dade, first as a volunteer then as elected District Committeeman, Chairman of the Voter Registration Committee, and Chairman of the Victory 2012 Committee. During this time I have spent many hours considering the best way to defeat Democrats. I was confident that to do so was in the best interests of Florida and of the country. But now I have to say, “oops!”

More here.

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Herbie

Hey Brian Gaither- Don't let the door hit you in the rear end! (Although you might like that.)

Johnny Hothead

Herbie, you just proved republicans are the homophobes democrats have for years been saying you are....Moron. Thanks for nothing....

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