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Larry Craig: Still Not Gay

Sen. Larry Craig (R-Idaho) has been publicly denying assertions that he's gay since at least 1982, when a whisper campaign implicated him in a House page scandal.

Back then he called allegations of homosexual conduct "despicable." Last year he called new charges brought by notorious gay-rights activist Mike Rogers "completely ridiculous." On Monday, Craig denied "any inappropriate conduct" in a men's room at the Minneapolis airport (even after he pleaded guilty). And today, he declared "I am not gay and never have been."

And in between his 1982 denial (click here to watch archive ABC News video of it) and last year's, he called President Bill Clinton a "naughty boy" and talked of giving the president a little spanking for his Oval Office tryst and denial of it.

Appearing on NBC's "Meet the Press" at the height of the impeachment trial against Clinton, on January 24, 1999, Craig told Tim Russert that a censure resolution would be "a slap on the wrist."

"Its a, 'Bad boy, Bill Clinton. You're a naughty boy,'" Craig said. "The American people already know that Bill Clinton is a bad boy, a naughty boy. I'm going to speak out for the citizens of my state, who in the majority think that Bill Clinton is probably even a nasty, bad, naughty boy."

It's entirely possible that the citizens of his state might think Craig, who is up for re-election in 2008, is a naughty boy, too.

(And what's up with that Idaho Senate seat -- is it cursed or what? Craig's predecessor, Steve Symms(R-Idaho), was forced to retire in 1991 over rumors that he was philandering with ladies behind his wife's back.)

The Idaho Statesman newspaper wrote an exhaustive story based on a five-month investigation in which it detailed a series of charges of homosexual liaisons and innuendo against Craig going back to 1967. Reacting to one charge that Craig "cruised" a man at an REI store in Boise in 1994, Craig said, "I've been in this business 27 years in the public eye here. I don't go around anywhere hitting on men, and by God, if I did, I wouldn't do it in Boise, Idaho! Jiminy!"

OK. But what about in Minneapolis?

All we know is, Craig's opening line from today's news conference at which he -- again, and repeatedly -- denied that he's gay will surely make the late-night comedy rounds. Craig's opener: "Thank you for coming out today."

By Mary Ann Akers  |  August 28, 2007; 6:02 PM ET
 
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"Still Not Gay"

very funny

Posted by: isik | August 28, 2007 6:18 PM | Report abuse

Maybe he could claim Minneapolis made him gay. It couldn't be any more ridiculous than his other statements

Posted by: Paul | August 28, 2007 6:38 PM | Report abuse

Denial is the river of hypocrisy that runs through the black hearts of all Republicans. Strike up the band. Another one bites the dust. I need my glasses, their hypocrisy is blinding!! Another repressed homosexual masquerading as a moral crusader. It's like a draft dodger masquerading as a Commander in Chief. Is their no end to this disastrous Republican Farce of a Government!!!

Posted by: thebob.bob | August 28, 2007 6:49 PM | Report abuse

Despite overwhelming, albeit mostly unproven evidence to the contrary this man still is in denial. I think the whole guilty plea was an attempt to sweep it under the rug because he finally got caught, and his belief was that it would slide (being a misdemeanor). I'm sure his family has something of a clue with this long of a pattern. It's a lock that he'll not run for reelection.

Just another case of the hypocrasy of trying to legislate morality and it's misuse in diverting attention from issues that truly belong in the public discourse. Shame on those who fall for this tripe.

Posted by: EricB | August 28, 2007 6:51 PM | Report abuse

The list of accomplishment from our fine, religious conservative Republicans continues to mount, thanks to Craig, Foley, Gingrich, Hastert, Vitters and Bob Allen. And now the rumors about Lindsey Graham come into focus. Another anti gay, closeted, neocon homosexual? Where there's smoke, there is definitely fire. Time to get these hypocrites out into the sunshine where we can see them for what they are.

Posted by: Butch Dillon | August 28, 2007 6:56 PM | Report abuse

So, the next time he denies he is gay, would one of the media dimwits please ask him if he is bisexual?

Posted by: Ross | August 28, 2007 7:27 PM | Report abuse

Who cares if he is gay or not. The guy talks like he's four years old. I guess that sells in Idaho.

Posted by: No Name | August 28, 2007 7:29 PM | Report abuse

Nothing to be embarrassed about, Senator, but, yeah, right. (As I do the proverbial hand gesture, all due respect, and pun intended.)

Posted by: Rick/Sneads Ferry, NC | August 28, 2007 8:14 PM | Report abuse

Anybody actually buy this "wide stance"
defense. Next time you go the the bathroom and pull down your pants check and see just how "wide" you can spread your legs without the top of your pants restricting the movement. Sorry it doesn't work unless the guy sits on the throne sideways.

Posted by: curt0803 | August 28, 2007 8:25 PM | Report abuse

Is anyone really surprised by this? His (hypothetical, of course) replacement will be no better. No, even if he drops out of the '08 race, I'm sure the Idaho hillbillies will elect another gay-bashing, deficit-spending, war-mongering, holier-than-thou GOP hypocrite. The state is full of 'em.

Posted by: byebyeGOP | August 28, 2007 8:50 PM | Report abuse

Craig visited Iraq for four/five days a couple of months after we invaded that country. When he returned, he was on a morning TV show. He said that the US had won, the hostilities were over and how peaceful it was throughout Iraq. A young fellow called in and asked him where he slept at night and then hung up his phone. Craig answered "Kuwaiti."

Posted by: Frank McGill | August 28, 2007 9:28 PM | Report abuse

Craig visited Iraq for four/five days a couple of months after we invaded that country. When he returned, he was on a morning TV show. He said that the US had won, the hostilities were over and how peaceful it was throughout Iraq. A young fellow called in and asked him where he slept at night and then hung up his phone. Craig answered "Kuwaiti."

Posted by: Frank McGill | August 28, 2007 9:34 PM | Report abuse

I think the guy is worse than Richard Nixon by shooting the messenger (the Idaho Statesman) and insisting publicly that he wasn't gay. In if you read the exhaustive story that they had written and published on its web site, you'll see how much denial he's in.

And to respond to an earlier post, Idaho will more than likely elect another hypocritical holier than thou Republican for his seat.

God Bless Idaho!

Posted by: Jeff | August 28, 2007 10:09 PM | Report abuse

Who wasn't tapped on the foot of the guy in the next public bathroom stall and then reached under the partition? LOL

Posted by: mdyoung | August 28, 2007 10:15 PM | Report abuse

I am a gay man and I feel sorry for the guy. If he is gay then I suspect he has been dealing with a great deal of personal conflict surrounding his identity. Coming to terms with a homosexual identity can be very difficult especially if someone is in denial or has conflicting values.

Having said that, what bugs me the most about this is the hypocrisy of his actions. He apparently has been homophobic in his statements and his voting record is terrible on gay and lesbian issues. From that standpoint... screw him... he should get tossed out of office.

Posted by: Mark | August 28, 2007 10:18 PM | Report abuse

ByeByeGOP writes this: "I'm sure the Idaho hillbillies will elect another gay-bashing, deficit-spending, war-mongering, holier-than-thou GOP hypocrite. The state is full of 'em." I guess ByeBye there will NOT be a byebye!!! Does it make you feel good to trash the good citizens of Idaho? If things get bad I would rather have these hardworking "hillbillies" (as you call them) at my side than a million like you. Oh I thought the liberals were supposed to be open minded and tolerant. I guess we can now see who is the real narrow minded!

Posted by: Clay | August 28, 2007 10:21 PM | Report abuse

We had a Republican member of the House here in Utah a couple years ago that solicited an undercover male prostitute. In a dicussion with one of his colleagues, his fellow Republican assured me that the legislator had a "brain tumor that had rendered him gay." Maybe, Minny made Senator Craig gay as Paul pointed out above. The Straussian-backed neocons who have the corner on truth often point out that homosexuality is deviant behavior. Just add this deviant behavior to their bag of tricks over the past 7 years.

Posted by: DeadMansStep | August 28, 2007 10:23 PM | Report abuse

And just what we need -another moral spewing republican gay closet man setting the record straight? He's not gay - he's TRI-SEXUAL -and will try anything.

Posted by: Roy | August 28, 2007 10:55 PM | Report abuse

Republicans Gone Wild!

Posted by: Rich K | August 28, 2007 11:11 PM | Report abuse

Ms. Akers, you are hilarious. However you don't provide the quote or context of the Craig talking about "spanking" Bill Clinton. I think you should.

Posted by: Karl | August 28, 2007 11:34 PM | Report abuse

Anyone noticed that the contact address he gave on his plea is Le Rivage Restaurant..??
1000 Water St SW

Posted by: phil | August 28, 2007 11:40 PM | Report abuse

Larry Craig/ Mark Foley Republican Presidential Ticket

Posted by: Fredric | August 29, 2007 12:30 AM | Report abuse

Check your facts. Steve Symms was not Craig's "predecessor." They served in the Senate at the same time and held different seats.

Posted by: jsmith | August 29, 2007 1:46 AM | Report abuse

Methinks thou dost protest too much...

Posted by: FemaleNick | August 29, 2007 2:52 AM | Report abuse

When will the Post do an exhaustive study of all the closeted (at least to the Post) gay men in the GOP? We had a male prostitute visiting the White House and the Post tells us nothing about this! Rove, Cheney, Lott, the list goes on and on of gay men, men who have been seen in gay bars, men who have had sex with other men for money, hding behind the Post's skirts while attacking gays and lesbians -- themselves and their family members -- in a vicious manner in order to gain and hold power. Write the stories about these men who try to hide being gay while attacking fellow gays.

Posted by: John Doe | August 29, 2007 3:36 AM | Report abuse

The hypocrisy label is in fact hypocritical itself. If he is gay, then the so-called gay rights activists should leave him alone on the basis that he has the right to do as he pleases as long as he doesn't fondle anybody against their will. On the other hand, is it at all possible that he is telling the truth and these suggestions are in fact the result of a campaign by people like Mike Rogers, simply because they don't agree with his positions? There is a lot of unsubstantiated innuendo in this blog item, with references to spanking and naughty boys. For people who look for sexual references in everything they see, the standard for demonstrating homosexuality is very low. As far as his actions in Minneapolis, I doubt anybody on this blog was there or has concrete evidence about what he did or what his intentions were. Until that is proven, I think the senator deserves the benefit of the doubt.

Posted by: TTJ | August 29, 2007 8:34 AM | Report abuse

you can tell he's not gay just by the way he speaks! Jiminy! Golly Gee Willikers! Gee Whiz! Ssssuper! Oh Poopiekins! Provincetown! Spoonful of Sugar! Oh sssstop it! I'm too sexy for Milan! Liza! Yatta!

Posted by: sadchild | August 29, 2007 8:36 AM | Report abuse

Someone please correct me if I am wrong, but isn't it the case that the Senator Craig's "three grown children" referred to in many news articles are actually his wife's children from a previous marriage? That doesn't mean he's gay of course, but would seem to contribute to the increasing body of evidence that the Senator doesn't enjoy the charms of the lovely ladies.

Posted by: GoodGrief | August 29, 2007 9:30 AM | Report abuse

This guy is toast. The question is: what kind of right wing nutcase will Idaho choose to replace him.

Posted by: reporter1 | August 29, 2007 10:08 AM | Report abuse

I say let the courts decide about it for in the end it matters not what we think or say for he will be judged by someone much greater than we are at the end of time. I do, however, feel he should nor should any other person representing our country be allowed to stay in office with this kind of conduct. Make examples for our children who are faced with so many things already in this great country of drugs, alcohol and sexual misconduct. Lets get God back into our schools. Now let someone work on this awhile. We still say the Pledge of Allegiance which says one nation under God. Now promote this to our children in the schools with the Lord's prayer and prayer that does not have to be silent. Our children need God in their lives.

Posted by: edna | August 29, 2007 10:18 AM | Report abuse

It is the addendum to his denial, that he 'never has been' gay, that gives him away. I'm sorry, but no heterosexual man would feel the need to assert this. It is like saying 'I am not a woman and never have been.' It only raises more questions.

Posted by: jgadms | August 29, 2007 10:27 AM | Report abuse

First to respond to TTJ who wrote:

As far as his actions in Minneapolis, I doubt anybody on this blog was there or has concrete evidence about what he did or what his intentions were. Until that is proven, I think the senator deserves the benefit of the doubt.

The events that occurred in Minn. are not conjecture, speculation, rumors, or even charges. He agreed to what the police say occurred, agreed that it was wrong and pled guilty to the charges. The benefit of the doubt is gone.

My concern is this Senator's attempt to gain preferential treatment while showing his card to the police and saying,"What do you think of this?" Did he receive preferential treatment? Disorderly conduct isn't much of a charge.

He's lucky the undercover cop didn't wait for an exchange of money, or something more damning.

He won't have the opportunity to run again. The GOP can't risk the burden. Romney and the rest of the gang are running for cover.

Posted by: anon | August 29, 2007 10:28 AM | Report abuse

Maybe Senator Lott and some other of his buddies can tell us if his bathroom habits in the Capitol often involve touching the person in the stall next to him. Maybe they can shed light on his "wide stance." If it was just normal for him, the episode in the airport could not have likely been the first time.

Posted by: dlee | August 29, 2007 10:38 AM | Report abuse

What do you mean, "Let the courts decide."?
The courts are not going to decide if the man is gay or not, just if he did something illegal. Last I checked, being gay was not illegal. AND it sounds like no one here is even slightly interested if he did anything illegal - just if he is gay or not.

Posted by: jana | August 29, 2007 10:39 AM | Report abuse

Obviously he's not gay. People call themselves "gay" when they have the integrity to be honest and accepting about sexual feelings that are predominantly for those of the same gender. I dare Craig to say "I'm 100% heterosexual". Of course calling yourself "bisexual" can also show integrity. Refusing to use any of these labels can also show integrity.

Posted by: GayNproud | August 29, 2007 10:40 AM | Report abuse

This guy is nuts if he thinks that we'll allow him to stay in office. Check out what others think of him at the official Larry Craig poetry site -- it's hilarious. http://www.islandnomad.com/larrycraig/larryCraigBlog.php

Posted by: Idaho Voter | August 29, 2007 10:48 AM | Report abuse

"Thank you for coming out today."
Priceless.

Posted by: Aly | August 29, 2007 10:50 AM | Report abuse

Sadchild's comments are laugh "out" loud.

Posted by: sadchild2 | August 29, 2007 10:51 AM | Report abuse

edna! you idiot! it is the lack of seperation of church and state that creates all this moral hypocrisy! If craig didn't see that he had to play the straight laced good loving male needed to get into office maybe he could be who he really is. we are a secular govt. by law but the people do not have the courage to support this agaisnt the finger pointing religous right like yourself.

Posted by: BILL R | August 29, 2007 10:53 AM | Report abuse

I think the Idaho Stateman's coverage was very responsible. The arrest and plea gave them an opportunity to use material they had been gathering for some time on Craig. Again, the issue isn't so much that he's gay but that he's been so publicly anti-gay senator for so long. I guess the wide stance isn't the same thing as the big tent...

Here in Texas, there have been persistent rumors that our governor is gay but, except for one or two stories about the rumors, nothing has come out (including him). And until the day Rick Perry is arrested in the woods in Pease Park, I don't have a problemw with that.

Posted by: austintx | August 29, 2007 11:01 AM | Report abuse

....just one comment, "I did not have sex with that man."

Posted by: coffeetogo | August 29, 2007 11:03 AM | Report abuse

In response to an earlier entry which stated that Senator Craig was a victim of gay activists. I believe gay activists did not set up Sen. Craig on his way to D.C. in a men's bathroom in the Minneapolis Airport. He was caught. I do not care if he is gay or not, but throwing his identity to the police authorities to try to weasle his way out of the situation should be unexcusable.

Posted by: afam212 | August 29, 2007 11:10 AM | Report abuse

Regardless of your politics, you should be concerned that the police is going around charging people with crimes, on such shoddy evidence.

If the senator is smart, he would get into rehab(for the mental anguish), and sue the hell out of the airport police, afterwards.

But this is the same man that pled guilty to something that wasn't clearly criminal.

Posted by: gil-roc | August 29, 2007 11:12 AM | Report abuse

As a Conservative Republican I really don't care if Craig is gay or not. It's a personal issue and has nothing to do with his ability to represent the people of Idaho.

What I do have a problem with is someone who is a hypocrite, and that's exactly what I consider Craig and anyone else who promotes discriminatory legislation aimed at any group, while privately being a part of that group. If your gay Senator, admit it. Most people in 2007 won't hold that against you.

Posted by: Jack | August 29, 2007 11:14 AM | Report abuse

Brokeback Senator

Posted by: George | August 29, 2007 11:17 AM | Report abuse

Give this Bushie a presidential medal of freedom! While the Singing Senators were playing with children, the Bushes protected Senator Mark Foley (Republican, Florida) and enjoyed a sausage tasting with Bush White House spiritual leader Pastor Ted Haggard at prayer breakfast. Even Senator Vitter (Republican - The State Formerly Containing New Orleans) followed Neil Bush's example of Bush Family values. Republican Bob Allen is not only another RPOF backroom insider, he is also another Florida Republican who did it like they do on the Discovery Channel and Republican Senator Larry E. Craig certainly fits tightly in Bush's loyal family. So now we know what made the Singing Senators sing!

"Let the eagle soar...

Posted by: Singing Senator | August 29, 2007 11:32 AM | Report abuse

LOT OF THEM GUYS LEAD DAULL LIVES AS WITH HERBERT HOOVER HE WAS AN CROSS DRESSER THIS IS WHATS LEADING OUR COUNTRY GIVE ME AN GOOD WOMAN OR TWIO

Posted by: MIKE KAUFFMAN | August 29, 2007 11:37 AM | Report abuse

There once was a man from Idaho,
Who looked for a chance to blow,
He tapped and he grinned,
For balls on his chin, and to his chagrin
A cop was within and off to court he goes.

Posted by: Ian | August 29, 2007 12:17 PM | Report abuse

Hmm, the last time I checked, the term "gay" referred to men who are sexually attracted to men. Usually, if you have sex by choice, you have sex with someone whom you are attracted to.

Therefore, he is gay.

It didn't take me that long to figure out that I was bisexual- I think that he's going through a two-decade-long denial period, nyuck, nyuck.

As for the "naughty boy" business... well, let's just say that that's incredibly funny, and, i fit were taken out of context...

Posted by: felinepost33 | August 29, 2007 12:31 PM | Report abuse

Oh come on, this has been going on for decades in washrooms around the country. Straight men are driven to spread their seed by something only god could have put inside them. They rarely get enough at home, so they resort to other, underground means of relief. Craig is not gay nor any different than millions of men who just co-hort with whomever necessary to relieve themselves. I mean please, do you have to go to a peep-show booth with straight videos and waist-high holes in the wall to understand that he's part of a gaint subculture that folks just don't talk about until a hypocrite gets caught?

Posted by: RLewis | August 29, 2007 12:34 PM | Report abuse

The seat OUGHT to have been cursed ever since Symms defeated the great Frank Church. Perhaps the Devil has possessed the state....

Posted by: zahnie | August 29, 2007 1:15 PM | Report abuse

The real dissapointment for me is that Howard Stern is on vacation (again!)

This topic would be a provide a lot of funny uncensored discussion and a few song parodies.

Maybe a Tony Orlando impersonator can sing "Knock three times on the stall if you want me"

or "Tap three times on the floor if you want me"

I need a job with 12 weeks of vacation!

Posted by: Where is Howard ? | August 29, 2007 1:37 PM | Report abuse

I'm sorry the whole thing is just sick. Even gay people can keep their sex life private. Some of us don't care to hear or see what gets your rock's off. Have some humility.

Posted by: TM | August 29, 2007 1:40 PM | Report abuse

Liberals are far more tolerant than Conservatives. Note that this is a relative statement. Liberals are NOT tolerant of Hypocrisy! NO ONE SHOULD TOLERATE HYPOCRISY!!!

Posted by: RedRat | August 29, 2007 1:44 PM | Report abuse

posted by: TTJ


Ummm there is one small Item that seems to be over looked here, the annointed Blasphemer, (aka HYPOCRITE) is an attorney? and he enters a court room with guilty plea? and the Judge accepts that plea with the provision that he is entering that plea with out reservations to his guilt, the word here is Nolo Contendere, and upon submitting that plea he has to depose to the act before the court.

To claim after the fact that he did the plea as a conveinent way to obscure the fact that he had committed a crime is HYPOCRITICAL, but then again the State Of IDAHO is known as the TUBER state is this then a surprise? that the tube is a prominent feature of the Craigs defense, I didnt see it even though it spit me in the eye> R.O.T.F.L.M.F.A,O.WITH tears in my eyes

Posted by: nightslider | August 29, 2007 2:20 PM | Report abuse

Two lessons I took away from this:
1) Never again will I use a public restroom without using one or two of those paper covers.
2) Next time someone starts stretching their foot into my stall, I am promptly calling the police. I travel quite a bit, and have had this happen to me a couple of times. At the time, I just thought these guys were oblivious to the fact that there was someone in the stall next to them. Sex in public restrooms is beyond unacceptable. Beyond the obvious public health concern is the fact that little kids could be exposed to this. I'm glad police are keeping an eye on this.

Posted by: Dave | August 29, 2007 2:27 PM | Report abuse

There once was a Senator named Larry
Who has repeatedly denied being a fairy.
It was too bad he got caught,
Rather than getting we he had sought
Because now his future is quite scary.

Posted by: CJ | August 29, 2007 3:19 PM | Report abuse

"Craig's predecessor, Steve Symms(R-Idaho), was forced to retire in 1991 over rumors that he was philandering with ladies behind his wife's back."

Right about now, if I were Craig's advisor, I'd be telling him that he needs to start philandering with reckless abandon (with women) if he wants to save his career.

Posted by: MKT | August 29, 2007 3:36 PM | Report abuse

Since were labeling the old boy tell me something: "What makes a person GAY"?
Is it like a 'BJ' in the bathroom?
And if so, "How many times would you have to 'do it' before the label is applied"
Or maybe your gay if it's just a little hand action? Or are you gay if you kiss someone of your own gender? (I heard that if you wear green on Thursdays then your def. gay. Is that true?) Or maybe it's just the way you look at someone? Maybe it's just if your smiling? Yes... that must be justification enough for someone to be gay, right? Well considering that I had a 'Blow Pop' for lunch and after typing all of this, I'm smiling***** Gee.. does that mean I'm GAY

GAY GAY GAY GAY ... It has such an awful ring for you doesn't it. Then again maybe it sounds great to you doesn't it?

WAIT A DARN SECOND! Isn't all of this extremely STUPID.... The answer to that question is def. 'YES' STUPID...
Isn't it time we give up the labels.
Let people just be people and quit labeling them things like "Mostly conservative minded with a liberal midwestern disposition, gay homsexual, Catholic straight man"

Pretty stupid stuff huh?

Who knows? Maybe he smiled at the cop the wrong way and maybe the Cop was so cute that he 'entraped' the old boy. You would think that after the 'Bill and Monica show' most people wouldn't give a rats a_ _ about what an old geeser does in the bathroom. I know I don't.

Ben Frank

Posted by: Ben Frank | August 29, 2007 3:40 PM | Report abuse

Anon wrote: My concern is this Senator's attempt to gain preferential treatment while showing his card to the police and saying,"What do you think of this?" Did he receive preferential treatment? Disorderly conduct isn't much of a charge.

I worked in a public library that was plagued by bathroom sex, and believe me: once your library's bathroom becomes "known" as a good location for anonymous sex its difficult to operate as just a plain old Library. Besides being disgusting its very disruptive and compromised our ability to provide library services.

The police ran a sting in our bathroom, arrested nearly a hundred men, and the charges were almost always "disorderly conduct". Being caught and charged under these circumstances is a humilating and life-changing experience. My impression of these men? A few were Gay, but most seemed to be "straight", suburban, bread-winner, types. They were in it for the thrill of anonymous, public sex, and very few would have described themselves as homosexual.

Posted by: Anonymous | August 29, 2007 3:42 PM | Report abuse

It is a sad commentary in general that one's sexuallity becomes an issue of public debate. Who cares? When is homophobia going to be deleated from the English language because it has no place in any society? One's sexuallity should never be the subject of a public debate! Your sexuality is inherited at birth! What has it got to do with the way you legislate? If someone is a "repressed" homosexual, who's fault is that? The society that tries to convince any group that is "less than" the rest. The question here is not if he is a homosexual, but, how can a politician with his political history be a candidate for any public office for any political party in our country?

Posted by: Warren | August 29, 2007 3:50 PM | Report abuse

Is sicko a good label. These people are mentally disturbed. They should be registered sex offenders. Ben, I suppose you think child porn is OK too.

Posted by: TM | August 29, 2007 4:03 PM | Report abuse

Arrgh! Give me a solid wench and a good grog uh rum.

Aye! And if ye thinks thar is anyplace aboard this vessel for a pansy then methinks ye should get a hold of
Barney Frank and use words ike.
"Fabulous" and phrases like "It was so funny I almost peed my pants"

Got that Craig. So no goofin around from now on. "Keep it in your bloody "Wegans" Arrgh!

'YOU ARE' a bloody Republican, you cute little lily livered tootsy.

Come with me mate and I'll show ya
what a republican is supposed to be like.
Arrgh!!!!

Now where the hell is "Bushy boy Georgie" when ya need him?

Posted by: Captain 'She Man' Superhero | August 29, 2007 4:36 PM | Report abuse

Senator Craig's sexual orientation should not be a matter of concern, but his bigotry should.

In his statements in the past two days, Craig accused reporters of lying about him.

He stated that the police "misinterpreted" his actions, implying that the police are incompetent.

In his statement denying that he is a homosexual Craig stated that he is loyal to his staff, loves his family and is devoted to America= as Homosexuals are incapable of such sentiments.

Whether or not Craig is a homosexual is irrelevant.

He IS A BIGOT.

There should be no place in the US Congress for bigots.

Craig should resign.

Posted by: robert chapman | August 29, 2007 4:44 PM | Report abuse

was there or has concrete evidence about what he did or what his intentions were. Until that is proven, I think the senator deserves the benefit of the doubt

Get real.....

The officers who arrested Senator Craig were there, and one can infer that they knew who they had and what he was doing.

Posted by: robert chapman | August 29, 2007 4:51 PM | Report abuse

Regardless of your politics, you should be concerned that the police is going around charging people with crimes, on such shoddy evidence.

The officers know the lae and they knew that they had a US Senator and their butts would be in the sling if they were wrong.

The problem is with the public's attitude of intolerance that drives people to seek sex in public bathroom stalls.

Posted by: robert chapman | August 29, 2007 4:55 PM | Report abuse

Since were labeling the old boy tell me something: "What makes a person GAY"?

Is it like a 'BJ' in the bathroom?

How gross is a bj in a public bathroom?

It is unthinkable to label such conduct gay.

How about just plain old gross?

Posted by: robert chapman | August 29, 2007 5:02 PM | Report abuse

Hey TM,

My my, aren't we getting a little 'Testi'
Of course child porn is 'sicko'. And I now I have a question for you -- --

"What planet are you from?"
Not to label you or anything but I'm willing to bet your a farmer from the bible belt who keeps current with his subscription to the '700 Club'.

Look TM, drop the labels cuz everytime you point your finger at someone, three more are pointing back at you. And I'm not even gonna get into the farmer jokes.
So TM what are YOU into? Huh? A little gossip maybe, or perhaps you drink and drive or maybe you give the wife a good whack once in a while?

And for the rest of you reading these comments I ask a couple of questions;

regarding the following comment:

"Is sicko a good label. These people are mentally disturbed. They should be registered sex offenders."TM

I haven't a clue who he is reffering to when he uses the word 'They'.
What does he mean?
Do you think this a reasonable comment from a well balanced individual?


Ahhh... Prejudice and Bigotry are still alive and well.

Thanks TM for you insight.
And I have comment for you.
Here it is: "Blah,blah,blah,blah,blah,blah"
Let's see if you can read between the lines.

Sincere regards,
Ben Frank



Posted by: Ben Frank | August 29, 2007 5:03 PM | Report abuse

Everyone who disagrees with the gay rights agenda in this country is a "bigot." I see. I cannot wait until the next time someone on the left is found to have cruised the boys in a public space. The manure load of all time is going to land on his head. All because of the reaction from the left to Larry C. Throw these public bathroom freaks in jail for one year per.

Posted by: Perfectly said | August 29, 2007 5:50 PM | Report abuse

TTJ wrote:
"As far as his actions in Minneapolis, I doubt anybody on this blog was there or has concrete evidence about what he did or what his intentions were. Until that is proven, I think the senator deserves the benefit of the doubt."

So, an arrest and a guilty plea mean nothing? He confessed to a crime he didn't commit? He writes laws for a living and he didn't understand the charges against him? His stance is so wide that his big feet touch the guy in the next stall? He didn't think this little incident was important enough to tell his wife and family? He is a US Senator and he let the Minneapolis police pull a fast one? Somebody stop me...I could go on!

Posted by: cloudynites | August 29, 2007 5:51 PM | Report abuse

Sen. Craig: "It's not like I was dog fighting or humping hobos!"


http://www.thespoof.com/news/spoof.cfm?headline=s2i23970

Posted by: Blind Betty | August 29, 2007 5:59 PM | Report abuse

I do not care wither he is gay or not.

If he is gay, I don't believe him to be a hypocrite. He believes homosexuality is wrong and behaves like as if homosexuality is wrong. How else can you explain the lurking in public restrooms or pleading guilty to make it go away? All populations are filled with self-loathers.

What I do care about:
1. He was peering into someone's stall. That alone should get him on peeping.
2. He tried to use his status to get out of the charges.

People are charged every day on evidenc that may not hold up in court.

That is why we have courts.

He could have plead innocent and had is day in court just like anyone else. That is what the rest of the population does when they feel they are innocent. I'm quite sure he has a lawyer who was able to give him sound legal advice on this matter.

Posted by: Minneapolis, MN | August 29, 2007 6:30 PM | Report abuse

I'm not gay. I'm just a straight cock-sucker.

Posted by: Larry Craig | August 29, 2007 9:12 PM | Report abuse

If I recall, Newt was the last Republican accused of an improper affair with a woman, of legal age to consent, in a private place (like Clinton).

Since then all the Republican exploits have been some combination of underage boys, homosexual activity and public bathrooms over and over again.

Some "family Values" !!!

Posted by: MrManhattan | August 29, 2007 10:04 PM | Report abuse

"Let those of you who are without sin cast the first potato."

Posted by: Pari Delicto | August 29, 2007 10:07 PM | Report abuse

hilarious, god i hate politics. why do we have them? lol.

Posted by: Richard | August 29, 2007 10:10 PM | Report abuse

Senator Craig, ask Alberto Gonzalez to help write your resignation speech. He's had some recent experience with that.

Posted by: CB | August 29, 2007 10:25 PM | Report abuse

Craig is pathetic both because he is a homo (yes, you lying "tolerant" heteros) and because he does the whole anonymous bathroom sex thing. He also probably could have beaten that charge (a case built on tapping his foot and sliding his foot under the partition?) and stayed anonymous if not for waiving around his Senate business card.

Posted by: doug | August 29, 2007 10:56 PM | Report abuse

Larry Craig has been rubbernecking and leering in creepy ways at blond young men all over Washington, DC for the past 20 years or so.

I know, I was a repeat witness to his creepy stares on the Hill many years ago.

The guy's got problems. I don't care if he's gay.

I do care that he's a United States Senator who has pleaded guilty to a crime and tried to hide it from everyone else. And now he's flip-flopping and pleading innocent?

No sale Larry Craig.

For the good of your state: Resign promptly.

Posted by: Tarl | August 29, 2007 11:56 PM | Report abuse

I da 'ho!

Posted by: Larry Craig | August 29, 2007 11:59 PM | Report abuse

Now isn't it odd that he got pulled from all of his committees and all of his GOP colleagues are calling for his resignation but none of the RepubliCONS called for Senator Vitter's resignation? Could this be that what Vitter did is acceptable because he cheated with a woman?

Posted by: PowerBarDC | August 30, 2007 12:06 AM | Report abuse

Sen. Larry Craig: A Lesson In Stupidity

By now we have all heard the news of Sen. Larry Craig's (R-ID) questionable actions in the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport bathroom, and regardless of whether Sen. Craig was actually trying to show his Mr. Potato Head to the officer, the man should be removed from office because he just doesn't get it.

As a veteran member of Congress, you would think that Sen. Craig would have been capable of demonstrating a certain level of competency as the situation unfolded. But if anything, Sen. Craig's actions following his arrest have risen to nothing short of painfully stupid.

Let's rehash the situation. According to the police report, following his arrest, Mr. Craig was taken to the police operations center at the airport. Because he didn't have his driver's license on his person, he showed the officer his business card and pompously stated, "'What do you think about that?'" This was not a very wise move but it was certainly one that he could have recovered from. Lesson #1: Immediately following your arrest, regardless of your social stature, don't try to intimidate law enforcement because you will only inflame the situation.

Next, without counsel, Sen. Craig agreed to a post-Miranda interview. During this interview, Sen. Craig stated that "his foot may have touched" the officer, and that he had "reached down with his right hand to pick up a piece of paper on the floor." Honestly Senator Craig, are you that incompetent? Have you not seen Law & Order within the past century? All you did during that interview was further incriminate yourself, because it appears that you might have lied to the officer, as his report specifically stated that there was no piece of paper on the floor. Congratulations, your credibility is now at zero. Lesson #2: You have the right to remain silent; giving up that right will only hasten your demise.

Earlier this month, Sen. Craig pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct. Apparently, Sen. Craig entered his plea, because he wanted the situation "to go away." Now I don't know if Sen. Craig sought out legal counsel before he entered his plea, because if he didn't he is an idiot. On the other hand, if Sen. Craig sought out legal counsel and they advised him to enter the guilty plea, they should be disbarred for stupidity. Look, Sen. Craig, did you really think this situation was not going to come to light given that every two bit Woodward and Bernstein with a liberal agenda monitors criminal records on a daily basis hoping for their next bring break? Honestly, Sen. Craig, if you didn't, I am amazed that you have gotten this far in life. With regard to the legality of the alleged situation in question, I find myself in agreement with Ed Morrissey of Captain's Quarters, although Sen. Craig's actions are reprehensible, I don't know that they actually constitute a crime, save a possible battery violation for touching the officer's foot. Lesson #3: Under all circumstances, never plead guilty to a crime until you have sought out sufficient legal counsel and you are out of options.

Now let's fast forward to this week's news conference. Here, Sen. Craig had one final chance to set the record straight. Instead of engaging in damage control, he made the situation worse. First, he bellowed that "I am not gay" as if he were a Jehovah's Witness delivering his testimony at a religious revival. Then he proceeded to lash out at his local newspaper, the Idaho Statesman, claiming the publication was partially responsible for his situation. Given these two statements, I can't help but wonder who is running the senator's press shop? Either Sen. Craig has the worst press shop on Capitol Hill or he blew off his press advisors. Regardless, his handling of the news conference was a lesson in political self-destruction. Lesson #4: Don't feed into media frenzy and certainly don't bash your hometown paper, because every good politician knows that you need to have an amicable relationship with hometown publications. They serve as a direct line to your constituents. You know, the people that actually vote for you and give you money?

Given that Senator's Craig's political career is all but finished, conservatives have to hope that all Republican members of Congress are listening. Repeat after me: Perception is everything in politics and the best way to damage your image is by being caught up in scandal. Even if Sen. Craig is able to clear his name, it doesn't matter because he will always be perceived as being guilty. There is no coming back from this one. How do I know? Because I just saw it on television, heard it on the radio and read it in the paper.

Regards,

The Ruminator
www.celsiusdc.blogspot.com

Posted by: The Ruminator | August 30, 2007 1:39 AM | Report abuse

Sen. Larry Craig: A Lesson In Stupidity

By now we have all heard the news of Sen. Larry Craig's (R-ID) questionable actions in the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport bathroom, and regardless of whether Sen. Craig was actually trying to show his Mr. Potato Head to the officer, the man should be removed from office because he just doesn't get it.

As a veteran member of Congress, you would think that Sen. Craig would have been capable of demonstrating a certain level of competency as the situation unfolded. But if anything, Sen. Craig's actions following his arrest have risen to nothing short of painfully stupid.

Let's rehash the situation. According to the police report, following his arrest, Mr. Craig was taken to the police operations center at the airport. Because he didn't have his driver's license on his person, he showed the officer his business card and pompously stated, "'What do you think about that?'" This was not a very wise move but it was certainly one that he could have recovered from. Lesson #1: Immediately following your arrest, regardless of your social stature, don't try to intimidate law enforcement because you will only inflame the situation.

Next, without counsel, Sen. Craig agreed to a post-Miranda interview. During this interview, Sen. Craig stated that "his foot may have touched" the officer, and that he had "reached down with his right hand to pick up a piece of paper on the floor." Honestly Senator Craig, are you that incompetent? Have you not seen Law & Order within the past century? All you did during that interview was further incriminate yourself, because it appears that you might have lied to the officer, as his report specifically stated that there was no piece of paper on the floor. Congratulations, your credibility is now at zero. Lesson #2: You have the right to remain silent; giving up that right will only hasten your demise.

Earlier this month, Sen. Craig pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct. Apparently, Sen. Craig entered his plea, because he wanted the situation "to go away." Now I don't know if Sen. Craig sought out legal counsel before he entered his plea, because if he didn't he is an idiot. On the other hand, if Sen. Craig sought out legal counsel and they advised him to enter the guilty plea, they should be disbarred for stupidity. Look, Sen. Craig, did you really think this situation was not going to come to light given that every two bit Woodward and Bernstein with a liberal agenda monitors criminal records on a daily basis hoping for their next bring break? Honestly, Sen. Craig, if you didn't, I am amazed that you have gotten this far in life. With regard to the legality of the alleged situation in question, I find myself in agreement with Ed Morrissey of Captain's Quarters, although Sen. Craig's actions are reprehensible, I don't know that they actually constitute a crime, save a possible battery violation for touching the officer's foot. Lesson #3: Under all circumstances, never plead guilty to a crime until you have sought out sufficient legal counsel and you are out of options.

Now let's fast forward to this week's news conference. Here, Sen. Craig had one final chance to set the record straight. Instead of engaging in damage control, he made the situation worse. First, he bellowed that "I am not gay" as if he were a Jehovah's Witness delivering his testimony at a religious revival. Then he proceeded to lash out at his local newspaper, the Idaho Statesman, claiming the publication was partially responsible for his situation. Given these two statements, I can't help but wonder who is running the senator's press shop? Either Sen. Craig has the worst press shop on Capitol Hill or he blew off his press advisors. Regardless, his handling of the news conference was a lesson in political self-destruction. Lesson #4: Don't feed into media frenzy and certainly don't bash your hometown paper, because every good politician knows that you need to have an amicable relationship with hometown publications. They serve as a direct line to your constituents. You know, the people that actually vote for you and give you money?

Given that Senator's Craig's political career is all but finished, conservatives have to hope that all Republican members of Congress are listening. Repeat after me: Perception is everything in politics and the best way to damage your image is by being caught up in scandal. Even if Sen. Craig is able to clear his name, it doesn't matter because he will always be perceived as being guilty. There is no coming back from this one. How do I know? Because I just saw it on television, heard it on the radio and read it in the paper.

Regards,

The Ruminator
www.celsiusdc.blogspot.com

Posted by: The Ruminator | August 30, 2007 1:41 AM | Report abuse

So, Craig was attracted to "naughty" Bill Clinton? Oh, my.

Posted by: julia | August 30, 2007 7:07 AM | Report abuse

How come this ain't gettin' as much push as the "Vick" story? PEACE.

Posted by: Roderick Bryant | August 30, 2007 8:56 AM | Report abuse

At our HIV clinic, we no longer ask if men are gay. We ask if they have sex with other men. You would be amazed at how many men have sex with other men, but will answer "no" if you ask them if they are gay.

Posted by: harryw | August 30, 2007 10:27 AM | Report abuse

Well,

He may not be gay, be he ain't Mel Gibson either.

Posted by: Max | August 30, 2007 11:08 AM | Report abuse

Wait a minute! Gay is not the real issue here. IT'S SLEAZE!

Posted by: K. Anne | August 30, 2007 12:15 PM | Report abuse

Just another Republican conservative without conscience lying cock sucker, literally.

Posted by: Moe | August 30, 2007 1:14 PM | Report abuse

There was an old fairy named Larry
who at an airport decided to tarry,
He sat in the shid..err, assumed a wide stance,
While reaching into an officer's pants.

Posted by: angryvietnamvet | August 30, 2007 3:14 PM | Report abuse

I WOULD LIKE TO REMIND YOU THAT JUST BECAUSE I'M A DACHSHUND DOES NOT MEAN THAT I AM GAY OR THAT I HAVE EVER BEEN GAY!

SIGNED,

PUDLO PUDLAT
MINI WIREHAIR DACHSHUND

Posted by: DACHSHUND | August 30, 2007 3:48 PM | Report abuse

The Real Poop

When Craig of Idaho took a fart,
He proved he isn't very smart.
He could have said his restroom caper
Was just a plea for toilet paper.

Posted by: June | August 30, 2007 7:52 PM | Report abuse

You know, having had sex in a bathroom, I'd have to say, there are better places. The poor Senator, he could have just wrapped his lips around some man meat elsewhere, like his official residence. This is not an issue of hypocrisy, party politics or sexuality, simply of hygiene. Heh. Gotta love this country, our politicans are so colorful.

Posted by: Julio | August 31, 2007 4:19 AM | Report abuse

He's from Idahomo. You can't get more gay than that.

Posted by: Titus | August 31, 2007 10:40 AM | Report abuse

Eating their own - quoth TIME magazine, in an article on Democratic silence on the Craig matter:

"Why attack him [Craig] and risk the ire of gay-rights groups when Democrats can sit back and watch the GOP eat their own?"

Hm. You know, I'm a Democrat, but in this case, I don't think >I

Although I support their right to eat whomever they want.

Posted by: rutheniumG | August 31, 2007 10:50 AM | Report abuse

Correction:

Eating their own - quoth TIME magazine, in an article on Democratic silence on the Craig matter:

"Why attack him [Craig] and risk the ire of gay-rights groups when Democrats can sit back and watch the GOP eat their own?"

Hm. You know, I'm a Democrat, but in this case, I don't think >I

Although I support their right to eat whomever they want.

Posted by: Anonymous | August 31, 2007 10:52 AM | Report abuse

Correction:

Eating their own - quoth TIME magazine, in an article on Democratic silence on the Craig matter:

"Why attack him [Craig] and risk the ire of gay-rights groups when Democrats can sit back and watch the GOP eat their own?"

Hm. You know, I'm a Democrat, but in this case, I don't think I want to watch GOP eating their own.

Although I support their right to eat whomever they want.

Posted by: rutheniumG | August 31, 2007 10:54 AM | Report abuse

Surely it is only sensible to suspect the motives and sincerity of ANYBODY who builds a public career on laying down behavior rules for other people whose lives have no connection with their own.
Maybe Preachers are exempt. Then again, recent revelations of Catholic priest and other clergy behavior suggest that such suspicion may often be warranted.
Freud called it "projection." Other psychologists might call it "denial."
Whatever you call it, if "Christianity" is the excuse for their authoritarianism, shouldn't they consider what Jesus said about throwing the first stone?

Posted by: Cashel Boylo | August 31, 2007 10:58 AM | Report abuse

Before any more buffoonery, read the transcript word for word --then let your brain relax away from the media's insincere desire to MAKE Craig guilty as they proclaim ---make your own decision. Without a doubt most of the writers of comments have not studied the transcript. If you have any experience with the reality of the ENTRAPMENT ordeal, then the words from the Officer are a good example.

Just consider: Sitting in a stall, attempting to put your left hand under the right side of the partition and under the panel. You SIMPLY CANNOT DO IT WITHOUT TURNING SIDEWAYS. Having traveled a bit, I always wondered why the stalls were not designed for anyone with less than a 36 inch wing span.

Also consider: If Senator Craig would have contested the charges, he would have probably been incarcerated and then would have had to await a hearing to produce the bail to appear in court. This would have probably necessitated missing his flight to his designated appointment. Nevertheless the MEDIA WOULD HAVE POUNCED ON THAT ISSUE WITHIN A NEW YORK MINUTE and essentially Senator Larry Craig would have instantly become just Larry Craig. He must have hoped strongly that what the OFFICER TOLD HIM THAT HE WOULD NOT GO TO THE PRESS was true and the whole issue would be blown over without bad results. He, of course, apparently forgot that the records of procedure are public knowledge and the next reporter taking the items from the blotter would have their day made in a grandiose way.

Perhaps Senator Larry Craig is guilty, but that transcript does not in any way promote any such description of guaranteed guilt. Those who are strutting GUILTY are only attempting to create more news about more news.

Even the newspaper that reported the fling admitted they have no GUARANTEED ACCURATE EVIDENCE to put a design on Senator Craig as GUILTY. Part of their backup work involves a gay activist who has been attempting to relegate Craig to oblivion for a long time without any success. All other documentation appears in the HE SAID SHE SAID venue.

Senator Larry Craig is no matter to me except if you are going to yell FIRE IN THE HOLE, realistically there should be some actual knowledge that there is indeed FIRE IN THE HOLE. Of course, you could project the idea that EVERYONE IS PROBABLY GUILTY OF SOMETHING SOMETIME.

Perhaps the idea of wearing the GUILTY SIGN for PROMOTING UNWARRANTED GUILT CHARGES is appealing.

william j clemons
willclem@grics.net

Posted by: WILLIAM J CLEMONS | August 31, 2007 1:06 PM | Report abuse

Larry still faces stiff compotion for the Buffoon of the Year Award with W and Alberto in the contest.

Posted by: yodamae | August 31, 2007 2:35 PM | Report abuse

Mitt Romney has called for the resignation of Senator Craig and has expressed his disgust at Craig's "disgraceful" behavior. What I want to know is, where was Mr. Romney when Warren Jeffs was on trial for rape? Jeffs is disgusing, too, isn't he? Rommey has made jokes about polygamy, but where does he really stand on this moral issue? Does he believe that rape which forced polygamy causes is defensible, but tap dancing to score in a public restroom is not?

Also, I didn't hear him calling for the resignation of the disgraceful behavior of Senator Vitter. Infidelity is not as serious when the husband is straight?

Don't get me wrong, I am not defending Senator Craig. I do not, however, consider his behavior disgusting, nor do I see the mortal sin in being gay. The sin, as has been reitereated ad nauseum, is the hypocrisy and double standards of the good senator and of the entire "Christian" Conservatives.

Are we to believe that any of these Republican candidates are Christian, not to mention moral?
They say and do whatever it takes to get the vote. Now, it is all falling apart and we are going to see many more scapegoats in their Party before the party is over.

Posted by: Judy Kilgore | August 31, 2007 6:50 PM | Report abuse


I'm surrounded!

As a heterosexual I feel besieged by encroaching de riguer gayness.

Is it still safe for me to like girls, when a "Conservative Republican" pulls a Pee-Wee Herman?

Do I have to move off the coasts?

Maybe to Nebraska.

Where housing prices are resonable...

Posted by: John Bailo | August 31, 2007 11:55 PM | Report abuse

Why is there such an intense interest in the bad personal judgment of a senator. The media has almost ignored the real problems that face America so that a senator might be totally destroyed. I doubt if a comperable level of intensity of editorial and congressional talent has been mustered for topics that really affect the lives of americans such as fiscal irresponsibility in Iraq, disservice to our youth who serve in Iraq, irreperable injury to our population due to the permissive behavior of our congressional and industrial leaders with respect to chinese imports. Each of us should question whether these major issues derive from the unethical disregard for the american public because of self interest issues fostered but our governmental leaders.

Posted by: quickstepsister | September 1, 2007 3:57 PM | Report abuse

The american public is being led around like an animal with a nose ring. Governmental representatives spin everything to their political advantage. When an issue like the Craig scandel arises, democrats and republicans alike covertly cheer because this news detracts from the real issue that aflicts America......Congress does what it likes irrespective of public opinion.

Posted by: Disbelief | September 1, 2007 4:11 PM | Report abuse

Live by the sword. Die by the sword.
When Craig and his cronies first loosed, then enabled and encouraged the "apostles of hate" on the country, in a simple, hateful, divisive, and ultimately fruitless attempt to attain and retain Karl Rove's 1000 Year Republican Hegemony, they foolishly forgot that hatred needs to be constantly stoked. Once it had burned out (more or less) on liberals, and on honest homosexuality, and it was getting harder and harder to get a "rise" out of the war, then it would (inevitably, in my opinion) turn it's attention to dishonest homosexuality.

I can just imagine EX Senator Craig's word parsing, worthy of no less than the Felonious Gonzo, when he said "I've never been gay" by which he meant he never actually LIKED the word, although he did get his jollies in that fashion. Gay--in the old fashioned sense, not the sexual one--isn't something that a hater associates with himself, so in a way, he was, like Gonzo, telling the truth.

Notice that he never said "I am not homosexual."

Impeach. Convict. Evict or DRIVE from office. Another item on the decent people's "to do" list, completed!

Posted by: VA_Lady2007 | September 2, 2007 8:17 AM | Report abuse

So, I feel stupid. But I have to ask. How was this supposed to work, anyway? Was he signaling for the guy next to him to give him a BJ or was he offering one? Was it supposed to be done under the partition? That seems awkward. Or was the guy being invited supposed to come over to his stall? I'm not looking for isntruction, I'm a straight female, I just don't get it. Are there something about stalls in men's rooms that make this kind of thing more conducive between stalls? Because based on what I've seen in women's stalls, you couldn't engage in a sex act like that between stalls unless there were holes there for that purpose or something...

Posted by: Shea | September 2, 2007 4:16 PM | Report abuse

Larry Craig, in my opinion, is gay. He shouldn't be denying it after he pleaded guilty. Not only has he been accused twice of being gay but he has pleaded guilty to it. This will surely affect his life in politics, now that people think he is gay.

Posted by: Jose Robles | September 3, 2007 5:48 PM | Report abuse

As Tom Delay said on the Today show" Democrats re-elect their scandals, Republicans get rid of them.

Posted by: bobbyvand | September 3, 2007 7:12 PM | Report abuse

Not that there's anything wrong with that.

Posted by: sawargos | September 4, 2007 1:22 PM | Report abuse

From my observation of morality/sexual behavior issues covered in the media, it appears that Democraps/Liberals don't think that behavior that most of us think of as scandalous is really important unless Repulsican/Conservatives are the perpetrators. This is because their voter base does not respond as negatively to scandals among their own, but they know very well how to use scandalous behavior by Repulsican/Conservatives against that voter base. If your voter base thinks that a so called immoral act is no big deal there is little consequence. Just ask Bill & Barney. The simple fact is that being a liberal (to many, not all) means that unethical/criminal personal behavior that does not endanger liberal political goals is either acceptable or forgiveable.

Posted by: r man | September 5, 2007 11:34 AM | Report abuse

It's much more fun to watch a repub la puke fall from grace. Their such pious, self rightious hypocrits. It's fun to see those SOB's squirm.

Posted by: TM | September 5, 2007 12:35 PM | Report abuse

Craig , like the high school reunion crowd along with Bill Clinton find nothing wrong with this obsession. i would imagine it hurts the wife even more then the ego of these guys, who think of themselves as good americans. Most men who travel often know where the hotspots are. I noticed at the Minneapolis Airport a very robust smelly mens room. It has been going on for ever. Not gay, but needs something from another man, a compliment? This way it doesn't leave lipstick marks, so hard to get off the underwear.

Posted by: b drevers | September 5, 2007 3:14 PM | Report abuse

I did a quick read of the comments on this blog and it's obvious that American's view things through a variety of different lenses. I'd like to comment on the charge that Larry Craig is a Christian hypocrite. The truth is that any true Christian is almost by definition a hypocrite. To be a Christian means that you seek to lead a life modeled after the sinless life of Jesus Christ and we are also instructed to teach others, if they will listen, to do the same. However, the Bible also teaches us something that we already know - that we are not perfect and will struggle (often times unsuccessfully) with sin for the rest of our lives. Since we will then end up committing sins at the same time we are encouraging others not to, we are destined to live a life of hypocrisy. One of the primary failings of many Christians is that we fail to more boldly share our faith and live out our struggles more publicly for fear of what other people will say. This explains why Larry Craig still has supporters in Christian circles.

I'd also like to share the contradictory view that being gay is something innate that Larry should "admit" to. From a scientific perspective, I've read up on numerous studies looking into the origins of homosexuality and really about the best conclusion that anyone could get out of them is that people are really complex. There are indications that both male and female brains are wired for both types of sexual preferences but it is unclear what "activates" a particular desire. I've read other studies that indicate that much of the wiring occurs during the teenage years. However, the conclusions drawn based on the studies are generally made to conform to the original viewpoints of the people drawing the conclusion - so what's new. From a more spiritual perspective, homosexual behavior is not at all normal. Giving into these impulses has the same affect on our lives as giving into other impulses like that of stealing, jealousy, anger, or drug abuse. When we do these things, we lose the opportunity to enjoy the blessed life that God had intended for us. Homosexual behavior is viewed as "deviant" because it deviates from the lifestyle God intends us to live. I will close by freely admitting that may professing Christians do not treat people living the homosexual lifestyle in a Christian fashion. Persecution and ridicule are things that we will have to answer for on judgment day. On the other hand, the Bible does teach that we should not accept something that is sinful as if it where not a sin. This is the primary reason why Christians object to "Gay-Marriage." An officially sanctioned gay marriage gives the impression that our society accepts this as normal and so therefore we are called to object to it.

Posted by: Ted | September 5, 2007 9:11 PM | Report abuse

Anyone inclined to believe Craig's account of what happened in the airport men's room, ask yourself:

Have you ever, in all your years of using public restrooms, reached down "to pick up a piece of toilet paper, " as Craig claims he was doing with his hands?

And as for Craig's excuse for his foot wandering over to the next stall--I dont care how "wide" you are, has your foot ever been anywhere close to exceeding the boundaries of your own stall? Give me a break.

Posted by: Marc | September 6, 2007 12:52 AM | Report abuse

PS.

To commenter Ted:
As a Christian who cites the Bible as a reason to condemn homosexuality, I presume you apply the same standard to shellfish? The bible says both are "abominations" yet why is it that the fundamentalists only go after gay people? Why not, say, scallops? Is this what they mean by "a la carte Christianity?"

Posted by: Marc | September 6, 2007 12:59 AM | Report abuse

Ted, homosexuality is deviant from the norm because sex is supposed to be a means to reproduce the species. Sexual reproduction existed in nature before humans ever invented religion.

As for whatever studies about sexual preference wiring being completed in teenage years, when I was seven and was fully aroused by looking at a photo of a well endowed blonde in a bikini I knew what my preference was without knowing what sex was. But then maybe everyone is not so fortunate as me.

Posted by: actuator | September 6, 2007 6:59 AM | Report abuse

Actuator: What about oral or anal sex between a man and a woman? Deviant because it isn't part of a "norm", i.e., purely species reproduction? Come on, let's have a little nuanced thought here. It's like saying we developed speech just to say "ugh, kill, eat".

Posted by: voxpop | September 6, 2007 3:30 PM | Report abuse

Voxpop, it's who you're attracted to, which I believe is hardwired in us, not the activity. I suggest you use the big head for thinking instead of the little one.

Posted by: actuator | September 7, 2007 7:01 AM | Report abuse

Bless Craig. He has provided us with enough fodder to start our own comedy show.

If he has gay liaisons, outside the bonds of marriage, that is between him and his wife. If he has liaisons of any kind in a public toilet he is there for our entertainment.

(To the tune of "Down on The Corner."

Out in Minnesota,
On a toilet seat,
Sat Larry Long-legs.
Bring a nickel, tap your feet.

You know what is bothering the dyed-in-the-wool Republicans? It is their intense campaign to paint Democtrats as the party of evil and the Republican Party as the Party of family values.

I'm an independent and it wasn't hard to see who was weilding the smear brush with the most vigor.

I have Democrat friends who are against abortion. I have Republican Friends who don't hate gays. All generalities and stereotypes are lies.

Posted by: Down on the Corner | September 8, 2007 12:29 AM | Report abuse

My children do not need god in their lives. They are rational people who do not believe in fairy tales.

Posted by: ad | September 9, 2007 4:11 PM | Report abuse

In truth, Craig's children are actually his adopted children from his wife's previous marriage.

Posted by: JACK | September 9, 2007 8:41 PM | Report abuse

What's needed is new code that doesn't involve sticking your stuff in another person's stall, which is, to encapsulate, exactly what he was charged with, invasion of privacy and disorderly conduct.

How about humming "I feel Pretty" while doing the twist, and, if anyone wants some, can answer with "hmm badedumdum" offkey while stomping twice.

Perfectly legal.

Now go find a HOTEL room.

Posted by: miles | September 10, 2007 4:13 PM | Report abuse

I don't understand why people act so supprised I mean doesn't GOP stand for - Gay Old Politicians

Posted by: notg ayeither | September 10, 2007 5:47 PM | Report abuse

Wow, some of those limericks posted earlier are just awful...

Posted by: JJ | September 11, 2007 1:53 AM | Report abuse

In a men's room at an MN airway,
Craig tapped a request for fay play.
After several weeks time,
He now stupidly says "I'm
not now and have never been gay."

that's better...

Posted by: jj | September 11, 2007 2:04 AM | Report abuse

Larry the senator is such a nice guy. He was right Clinton was a bad naughty boy. I mean Larry for whatever reason put his hand near a police officer in a toilet. I know Larry you had no toilet paper etc. Now Larry wants the charges thrown out of court as if nothing ever happened. But Larry whatever happens you will be unsatisfied in your sexual relation because you will not be able to move your hand towards another mail in a toilet. I feel sorry for the voters/his family because it is obvious he is gay and a hypercite and above all a liar who does not mind bringing the career of a police officer who was just doing his job

Posted by: Gerry | September 11, 2007 3:44 AM | Report abuse

Craig made the statement, "I never have Ben Gay". He does not however make any statement about other ointments such as KY, AstroGlide, or Vaseline.

Posted by: Kris Kraft | September 11, 2007 3:06 PM | Report abuse

To Commentator Marc

The prohibition against shellfish is part of the Mosaic Law and can be found in the book of Leviticus. However, in the New Testament, the apostle Paul reveals to us that through Jesus we are free of both the Mosaic Law and from Sin (see in particular the letters to the Romans and to the Galatians.) Freedom from the Mosaic Law means that Christians are no longer bound by those rules. Rather, what the New Testament says is that we are "to love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength, and with all your mind..." and to also trust God with your life completely. The first step in loving God is to study the Bible and pray to God on a regular basis. When someone first starts reading and praying, they will often find themselves disagreeing with God, but as your understanding of God deepens, you find that your desires change. This is why we are set free of the Mosaic Law: God doesn't want us to obey his rules for fear of being punished; God wants us to live a life that is pleasing to him because we ourselves desire to live that way.

The second and more important freedom that God offers is freedom from sin. This means without placing our trust in God, we may have strong desires to lead a sinful life. In the current context, this means that some people may have naturally strong homosexual desires. However, if you place your full trust in God, then these desires can just simply disappear. So I would agree that a Christian telling someone to "stop living a gay lifestyle because God said its wrong "mostly just serves to make people not like God because you can't make your own desires just go away. However, through trust in God, God can remove those desires and replace them with a peace and joy beyond understanding. Many people find it difficult to trust God because we want to hold on to "who we are" but they just don't understand how much God has to offer. This is probably because those of us calling ourselves Christians are such a poor reflection of God himself.

For the commentator who said he knew he wasn't gay the first time he saw a girl in a bikini - I can tell you it just isn't that way for everyone.

Posted by: Ted | September 11, 2007 9:00 PM | Report abuse

Ted, human beings invented religion to explain things they couldn't understand. E.g. the earthquakes, volcanos, floods etc were caused by various gods. Then someone came along and decided there was one god responsible for it all and now we have Judaism, Christianity and Islam as the result. They all came from the same source yet their conflicting beliefs are causing more grief in the world than their complimentary beliefs are promoting good will. I was raised in a Christian household and try to practice "do to others as you would have them do to you". It is a fantastic concept when put into practice. Unfortunately many, if not most, who call themselves Christians don't. As to religion itself, there is not one bit of non hearsay, non legend based evidence that substantiates the existence of any god(s). Believers in Islam take it two words to far when they say "There is no god but allah"

As to your other comment re bikini, as I said, maybe everyone is not so fortunate.

Posted by: actuator | September 12, 2007 7:21 AM | Report abuse

Now, if Bill CLinton had not said

"I did not have sex with that woman,"

but instead

"I am not heterosexual, and never have been"

Posted by: Adam | September 12, 2007 8:26 AM | Report abuse

Mr. Craig's remark that the police should not be out to entrap people is curious. Is he suggesting that he was entrapped? If so, he is admitting to engaging in the charged conduct and then claiming that but for police inducement or trickery he would not have engaged in the conduct. Once again, there's no fool like an old fool.

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He should commit suicide.

Posted by: Bob Oscar | September 18, 2007 1:35 PM | Report abuse

THAT WAS BORRING

Posted by: Anonymous | September 23, 2007 3:00 AM | Report abuse

It is beyond my comprehension why Mr. Craig should have the choice of staying in office or leaving. If his counterparts had the fortitude, they would ban him from any law making decisions. We have enough problems in our country without having a sexual predator in a position having any imput regarding important government policies.

Posted by: K. Berg | September 29, 2007 11:08 AM | Report abuse

Your Stupid

Posted by: dude | October 2, 2007 11:17 AM | Report abuse

Last Thoughts on Senator What's-His-Ankles

I've never done that thing before,
But I'm innocent, and furthermore,
I just love to dance
With a very wide stance
And my pants all the way to the floor.

(The Idaho politician is a strong proponent of laws against people like his alleged self.)


Posted by: O.V. Michaelsen | October 3, 2007 12:37 AM | Report abuse

I suppose we could base it on the provable facts here. His foot touched a cop's foot in the bathroom. The cop states that he knows FROM EXPERIENCE that is a a "gay sign." No one would do this who wasn't gay. Everyone is aware of it. Aren't you?

I must have had three affairs the last time I flew on a plane, by that standard.

No trial needed, in the land of the neolibs.

Of course, it's not possible the cops are rightwingers bent on racking up arrests for credit. That's only true when they arrest LIBERALS. IDing himself isn't a means of dealing with their egos, no. It's an attempt to invoke status to avoid trouble, just like PLEADING GUILTY to "disturbing the peace"?

And of course, as a 22 year veteran, US Army, USAF, Active and National Guard, having served as a shop chief, I'm still amused at the neolib theory that "serving in the military" equals "dodging the draft."

But I'm sure thebob.bob is a decorated combat infantryman, so he's entitled to criticize Bush's service, right?

I can't wait for the "re-education camps" for Republicans when Hillary's elected. Karl Rove's probably behind that, too.

Posted by: Michael Z. Williamson | October 3, 2007 9:28 AM | Report abuse


LARRY CRAIG...GAY? Never.


He's just a middle aged man looking for something on the side, that his wife will not provide any more!!

He did make a mistake by proclaiming 'I AM NOT GAY'.

All men are GAY in the right circumstances - try the hot tub after a rugger game.

Posted by: ALASTAIR JAMES BERRY | October 3, 2007 9:10 PM | Report abuse

you are all stupid liberals that are annoying i cant belive that i acuttly thought that you could get un-bias news from the washington post. and if you think that a woman could win the presidency in 08 you are more of an idiot that ted kennedy and Nancy Pelosi combined.

Posted by: demswilllosein08 | October 4, 2007 12:18 PM | Report abuse

Mr Craig: Go see a therapist who specializes in Reparative Therapy and get help for your sexual disorder! For you other onlookers with these issues, go to Narthdotcom for scientific research being done. Change is possible! No one is born with a sexual disorder. It is a developmental disorder and a treatable condition.

Posted by: Redeemed | October 4, 2007 5:28 PM | Report abuse

I think it's sad that Craig has to lie about his love of sausage. If I knew him I'd tell him it's okay that he's bi.

Posted by: Chris | October 4, 2007 7:01 PM | Report abuse

here is my larry craig ballad:
OOhhhhhhh
OHOOHHHHHH
oohhhhhh
ooohhhhhhh
Larry craig loved cock
but forgot to dock
he craves for ding dong
let me sing this song
he wears a ping thong
to play ping pong
OOOHHHHHH
OOHHHOHHOOOOOOO

Posted by: goosee | October 4, 2007 7:12 PM | Report abuse

Why shouldn't toilet Queens have representation in Congress too? Senator Toe Tap should now work to expand the number of public toilets in airports and reduce the length of the stall separators. Maybe in addition to Male and Female restrooms Congress could require addition of a "Not-Gay" restroom like the smoking jails we now have in airports.

Posted by: rep | October 4, 2007 11:03 PM | Report abuse

Ted the Christian: what makes you think that the person saying that about being sexually aroused at 7 by looking at that blonde wearing a bikini is not gay? haven´t you considered the possibility that it is a woman who wrote that?????

Posted by: more | October 6, 2007 2:11 AM | Report abuse

Larry Craig is like so gay! OMG..he's a freakin tap dancer for Gods' sake

Posted by: Brittany and Trenton | October 8, 2007 11:24 AM | Report abuse

There was a Senator named Larry
T'was a sad old closeted fairy
He tried hating, and prayer
But the gay was still there
And the real gay, not the one that means 'merry'

Posted by: sf | October 10, 2007 5:29 PM | Report abuse

I don't think a lawyer would have Craig any good..not after the hand underneath the stall thing..of course, a lawyer at that point would have stop him from blabbering his confession at that point..

admitting that he has a favorite airport restroom..don't know about anyone else, but airport restrooms gets packaged under the "non-essential" information, and honestly couldn't tell anyone if ever been in a particular one or not.

admitting before the cop even mentions it of playing footsie with him in his part of the stall.

and the hand thing...blubbering yea I did it but would you believe I was picking up trash off the floor..(if you feel you got to say SOMETHING about the hand, then yeam that's a flat out admission about stickin your hand where it don't belong in order to touch something which we don't need to speculate about.

But even WITHOUT a confession, what is a lawyer going to say when Craig calls him up ask him to help him in this deal.

Who cares if the lawyer gets him off on the misdemeanor. Who cares about a reduction in charges which Craig got anyway.

That's not the issue.

The issue is having this charge (charge, not acquittal or conviction) publicized.

Period.

Pleading guilty without a lawyer gave him a chance somewhere around 0.

Any other course would have been somewhere around 0 also.

Posted by: Miles | October 13, 2007 9:14 AM | Report abuse

and one more thing about this spilling his guts confession..

admitting that there was solicitation going on..who said this incident was about sex?

Craig!

The cop might have been arresting him for assaulting him with a flying footsie kung-fu sucker punch, but Craig, if not himself, at least set the record straight..hey, i'm not gay but if you insist on an anonymous bathroom fling, okay be me.

Posted by: miles | October 13, 2007 9:48 AM | Report abuse

I'm gay and regularly engage in anonymous, unprotected, disease-ridden sex in public restrooms. Who cares? Live and let live. I'm a hardcore liberal who believes that anyone can do whatever they want, without any consequences to their actions.

Posted by: Jeff | October 15, 2007 12:47 PM | Report abuse

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Posted by: admfsc | October 15, 2007 8:04 PM | Report abuse

I know that everybody has nothing else to do but make fun of Larry Craig but he has done an awesome job for the state of Idaho, so ask yourself one question....does it really matter? HE'S DOING HIS JOB!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by: Anonymous | October 16, 2007 8:45 PM | Report abuse

I'm from Idaho and Larry Craig has done a great job for us!!! Does it really matter? He's doing his job and doing a great job at it.....DON'T QUIT LARRY!!!

Posted by: Mona | October 16, 2007 8:47 PM | Report abuse

Larry Craig may have done a good job for Idaho, but his actions were still criminal and he did plead guilty. Given his previous admonishments of Bill Clinton, he should keep his promise and resign. This is not the kind of person who I would want representing me. AND!!! Methinks he doth protest too much!

Posted by: philinsa | October 16, 2007 8:58 PM | Report abuse

Just read Jeff's oct. 15th post, and I'm sure he is gay, but as to the rest of his idiotic comments; I can tell that they are untrue.(another right-wing liar?) Anyway, someone with Jeff's mentality could only engage in gay sex with close family members and favorite pets.

Posted by: philinsa | October 16, 2007 9:30 PM | Report abuse

Larry Craig is not gay! He just likes DICK cheney.

Posted by: hotboy | October 16, 2007 9:36 PM | Report abuse

try taking a "wide stance" when your trousers are bunched around your ankles. It's virtually impossible unless Senator Craig was wearing stretch pants, oversized bell bottoms or forgot his pants altogether

Posted by: Steve Schechter | October 18, 2007 2:53 PM | Report abuse

you'd think after all this he would be a bit more sympathetic to gay people and the gay experience. I think the hardest thing to watch for me personally is his blatant denial and the fact that his wife is so freaking blind that she doesn't know that he's is so GAY in every sense of the word!

How he sat throught that intereview with Matt Lauer and lied through his teeth is beyond me...and why Matt Lauer let him get away so easily caused me to lose most of my respect for him as a reporter!

Posted by: Rob | October 18, 2007 10:45 PM | Report abuse

Vitter, Craig, Haggard, Foley, Tobias ....

G.O.P. = Grody Ol' Perverts

y'all wish you knew how to party like we do

Posted by: GOP guy | October 20, 2007 1:24 PM | Report abuse

Mona is an idiot.(in reference to her oct. 16th comment)Whatever his sexuality, it is not important, it is character that matters; and willfully blind people such as Mona are useful idiots to people such as Craig. This liar that she so vehemently supports is what is wrong with our country today and why we have such crappy leadership on both sides of the aisle. Idiots like Mona will forget that Larry Craig was one of those who pushed for impeachment against Clinton based on the same type of lies and moral infractions that he commited. (and at least he eventually admitted it ) God Mona! wake up and don't be so naive!!!

Posted by: tom | October 27, 2007 4:24 PM | Report abuse

Matt Lauer and Larry Craig? (just wondering)

Posted by: joan | October 27, 2007 4:26 PM | Report abuse

Jesus was also a bisexual, it's in the bible...(you just have to squint a little).

Posted by: Christian | October 28, 2007 9:56 AM | Report abuse

There is nothing wrong with being gay. Animals are gay. To lie to the people he reperents is very wrong. The truth will set you free. It is not really important what the public thinks, be true to yourself.

Posted by: Anonymous | November 2, 2007 8:00 AM | Report abuse

I think that either way he is still gay, He needs to own up to what he did, and just get it over with and deal with the punishment.

Posted by: NHSCHICKA | November 14, 2007 6:09 PM | Report abuse

I think that with anonymity comes bravery. No one will ever really know who I am, so I can write whatever seems to be the most intelligent, the most inspired, the most holy, rebellious or condemning. I can say just what I think.I can jump out of the dark, stab you with my words, and then fade away into obscurity and leave you reeling in pain and knowing your life will never be the same. Free speech is wonderful, but when it comes right down to it, an opinion is just an opinion, and no one deserves to be torn apart by it.I live in and love Idaho, and hope that someday Larry Craig and his family can experience a normal life again. Can we forgive him? In this day and age it is sometimes difficult to tell the difference between tolerance and blindness.

Posted by: mom | November 16, 2007 2:29 AM | Report abuse

Hey mom, What? Tolerance and Blindness? O.K. Whatever that means, the point is that to be forgiven, the offender must first be truthful and admit what he has done. His questionable sexuality is irrelevant. His crime, his plea deal, and his promise to resign and then the taking back of his promise are the relevant issues. Why not google Craig and Clinton impeachment to hear his words during that scandal and then when you witness the level of Craigs hypocrisy today, perhaps you will undestand why so many people villify him and want him to resign. Democrat or Republican, such hypocrites and liars should be run out of office because they are supposed to be our leaders and are to be held to a higher standard for that privilege. P.S. Mom, read what you write before you submit it to check and see if you are making any sense; and if you are criticizing people for remaining anonymous, why not enter your full legal name and location next time? (no, my real name is not Pop.)

Posted by: pop | November 16, 2007 2:01 PM | Report abuse

SSS

Posted by: TIK | November 18, 2007 11:27 AM | Report abuse

He said "Jiminy"

Who says Jiminy?

Posted by: Alex | November 18, 2007 3:24 PM | Report abuse

Whew! It sounds like someone got up on the wrong side of the bed. Maybe they should take mom's advice and go back to bed until they can get up and not sound so grumpy! Like I said, with anonymity comes bravery. I would like to think that if you met me face to face you wouldn't sound off quite like that. In all honesty, I wasn't criticizing people remaining anonymous. I think it is a good idea. I just don't like seeing folks slammed around for expressing their opinion. I feel Craig should resign because it is obvious that he has not been truthful. I was quite upset to hear about the whole thing, and most Republicans must be too, because now they will never hear the end of it! Being in leadership does carry a heavier weight of responsibility, and I believe he has failed that in several areas. I still would like to see him be able to resume a "normal" life, and not have to pay, pay, pay, for the rest of it.(His life, that is.) I think most folks would like to think had they done something stupid they would be allowed to walk away from it someday. I do disagree though, that he must first admit wrongdoing before being forgiven. We can make the decision to forgive someone even if they never admit to the crime. It is a choice. I'd like to see less stone casting and more forgiveness. (Forgiving not to be misconstrued as condoning)I'd also like to see more honesty in office, but you know how that goes. Just so you know-tolerating something is putting up with it even if you think/know it's wrong. Being blind is not even being aware something wrong is going on. P.S. Pop, maybe you should check your spelling before you send a letter in next time. Thanks, mom

Posted by: mom | November 19, 2007 2:39 AM | Report abuse

Isn't that where Jiminy cricket got his name? Because he says "Jiminy" all the time? I don't know...

Posted by: crik | November 20, 2007 3:00 AM | Report abuse

what?

Posted by: bill | November 28, 2007 8:30 PM | Report abuse

Wow mom, you really got me on the spelling.(although I'm not sure which words you are refering to, please point them out to me, because sometimes correctly spelled words just look wrong; like "hipocrisy"...a lot of people think that it's spelled "hipocracy", but that would be wrong.)ANYWAY,Can you just forgive me and let me get back to a normal life? AND...I would LOVE to come and meet you face to face, so post your name and address for me. I am happy that you do feel that Craig should resign however, because that was what I was responding to in the first place; your original comment seemed to imply that you did'nt feel that there should be any consequences. Sorry I'm not Jesus when it comes to unconditional forgiveness though...

Posted by: pop | November 30, 2007 9:12 PM | Report abuse

Come on mom, I mis-spelled hipocrisy and hipocracy...where are you?... and in an unrelated question, do you write poetry?

Posted by: pop | December 1, 2007 2:37 PM | Report abuse

if it walks like a pig and talks like a pig it's probably a pig.

Posted by: Anonymous | December 2, 2007 5:04 AM | Report abuse

The evidence is in:

Mr. Craig, if you have sex with men then at least you are probably bi. Get with it Craig, its not important if you are gay or not, what IS important is if you are a hypocrite or not, and on that, there is no denying it; you are.

Posted by: Craig Gay | December 2, 2007 4:27 PM | Report abuse

Hello, nice site :)

Posted by: Brin | December 3, 2007 6:26 AM | Report abuse

This site is hilarious. www.larrycraigblewit.com. It totally shows all of his hypocrisy, and look they sell shirts! LOL

Posted by: Anonymous | December 3, 2007 5:44 PM | Report abuse

Will someone please take care of this guy and get him out of office. He is the lowest form of Human being possibly...an insidious Hypocrite. People like this disgust me and should be no where near any form of political or influential power. And it has nothing to do with the fact that he is Homosexual (or Bisexual) If you can't be true to yourself, you can't be true to anyone else.

Posted by: Greg | December 3, 2007 5:56 PM | Report abuse

Larry Craig is NOT gay! He merely enjoys
reciprocal anal & oral sex with men! Okay?

Posted by: Bigfish | December 4, 2007 4:32 PM | Report abuse

wow!

Posted by: bilge12 | December 9, 2007 5:10 PM | Report abuse

could he just be ungay..... he just trips a lot and land on guys Hell...... were talking about Idaho...he can cop to being gay....just say he's relly really happy!......

Posted by: travisTmonk | December 13, 2007 10:43 AM | Report abuse

Sad, sad, sad Larry Craig...Closet Gay. Hypocrit in the highest order and he needs to resign and keep his indecency out of the public eye. I am sorry for his wife who is sad, sad, and sad for continuing to allow him to be in the closet

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