Ever hear of a Republican, who is openly gay, supports gay marriage, and is pro-choice? Meet Richard Tisei.
Richard Tisei is running for
Congress with an unusual resume. He's a Republican from Massachusetts
who is pro-choice, openly gay, and in favor of gay marriage. And yet
despite running diametrically opposed to where most of the party is on
social issues, Tisei is considered by top Republicans to be one of the
top GOP candidates challenging incumbents this election
"I consider myself a live and let
live Republican. I think the government should get off your back, out
of your wallet and away from the bedroom," Tisei says. On social issues
he says the parties needs to "have advocates on both sides of the isle
or you're never going to have true equality."
And Tisei is even willing to do something most Republican candidates for
Congress never do - - same something positive about President Obama.
Tisei praised Obama for saying his position on gay marriage has evolved
and he now favors it.
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