From the Washington Post:
Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has acknowledged that he fathered a child with a member of his household staff, a revelation that apparently prompted wife Maria Shriver to leave the couple’s home before they announced their separation last week.
Schwarzenegger and Shriver jointly announced May 9 that they were splitting up after 25 years of marriage. Yet, Shriver moved out of the family’s Brentwood mansion earlier in the year after Schwarzenegger acknowledged the child is his, The Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday.
“After leaving the governor’s office I told my wife about this event, which occurred over a decade ago,” Schwarzenegger told the Times in a statement that also was sent to The Associated Press early Tuesday.
Yes, the Dems have Bill Clinton and John Edwards and, to be fair to Ah-nuld, on most LGBT stuff he lived in the reality-centered world (but, don’t forget those government-eviscerating initiatives that he tried to ram through during his first term; they weren’t LGBT-specific, but anything that would be a Koch Brothers wet dream will eventually lead to the extermination of all non-heteros and non-christians.)
But, lets get real: If the politician in question is a Republican, the politician in question is either a closeted homosexual, a hidden-by-privilege adulterer, or both. Experience allows this statement a presumption of accuracy – and should be given such a presumption even if English libel law was the standard.
Sorry, elephantinos – its just a fact.
You are all John Ensign and David Vitter and Newt Gingrich. The only demarcation line of significance is not between pure and impure, but rather is between the land of having been caught and the land where plastic smiles and platitudes of nothingspeak still convince the Snooki-addled masses that that circle above your head is a halo and not a misplaced cock ring (a demarcation line of secondary significance may be between diapers and FedEx, but I’ll refrain from commenting on that.)
If you’re a Republican, you can’t get elected to office without scaring people, either with the dogwistles of racism or the overt references to all of the things that you’re doing off-camera and think that because you’re a kris-chun and support the unfettered diseased greed of corporations you have the special right to do – like sucking cock (or having yours sucked – or both – by some person or persons of no particular gender) an hour after campaigning on promises to use the machinations of secular law to criminalize the lives of LGBT people.
Deal with it.