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Gay boycott of Russian vodka puts Religious Right in a bind
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is inspired by the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34 In 41 years as a print and broadcast journalist, most of those years with the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star, Pat has covered national politics under eight American presidents. He's attended 10 national political conventions, Republican and Democratic alike, and has interviewed countless prominent political players, including Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush.
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Earlier today, I told you HERE about how some American conservatives are quite supportive of Russia’s anti-gay policies.

But now, as we see HERE, the gay community is pushing for a boycott of Russian vodka (see image above).

So, how can the Religious Right deal with this development?

Ordinarily, religious homophobes counteract gay boycotts with flurries of patronage of the companies that have been targeted. Take Chick-fil-A, for example.

But it seems doubtful that the anti-gay religionists will now rush out to buy Russian vodka just to spite the homosexuals.  I mean, we’re talking about strong drink here, folks....

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