I know Arianna loves when I post about the entertainment business and this business with Pat Boone today so so entertaining. The white shoed/white bread crooner recorded a robo-call for a last ditch effort by the KY GOP to keep Kentucky Republicans from getting swamped in the wake of what looks like an historic anti-corruption landslide against Republican incumbent Governor Ernie Fletcher tomorrow. And when all else fails-- as it has-- where do Republicans turn? Right... virulent homophobia. So, in the light of arrests and convictions and resignations against a smarmy cast of Republican closeted lawmakers from Mark Foley (R-FL) and Larry Craig (R-ID) to Bob Allen (R-FL), Richard Curtis (R-WA), Joey DiFatta (R-LA), Ed Schrock (R-VA) and on and on and on, Boone is warning Kentuckians that if they vote for Democrat Steve Beshear against Fletcher, Kentucky will turn into another San Francisco!
Hello friends this is Pat Boone a fellow Kentuckian by descent from grandaddy Dan'l. I've always been proud of Kentucky's stance on patriotic, military and moral issues; a great heritage. Now, as an American and a Christian I am very conservative about the upcoming governor's election. Ernie Fletcher is a typical Kentuckian, he's worked long and hard for the state, its people, and its traditions. And, of course, he has come under attack by political opponents and now he faces a man who wants his job who has consistently supported every homosexual cause: same sex marriage, gay adoption, special rights, to gay, lesbian, bisexual, even transgender individuals.
The problem (inaudible) gay advocacy groups (inaudible) enthusiastically endorse Beshear, knowing he's their guy. Kentuckians have already voted to amend the state constitution to prohibit same sex marriage. Now, do you want governor who'd like Kentucky to be like another San Francisco? Please reelect Ernie Fletcher.
This message paid for by the Kentucky Republican Party.
On the other hand, Boone, who dressed in Folsom Street leather daddy drag for an appearance on the American Music Awards in 1997 didn't send out his photo as an example of what Kentucky will look like if Mitch McConnell is re-elected in 2008.