POLITICS
11/22/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

McDonnell Cites "Porn Makes You Gay" Staffer In Controversial Thesis

Blogger Lowell Feld notices that Michael Schwartz -- the longtime conservative activist-turned-Hill staffer whom I heard wax poetic about the gay-making powers of pornography -- was cited twice in Bob McDonnell's notorious 1989 thesis. The Republican candidate for governor of Virginia cited Schwartz twice, once on an article Schwartz wrote about daycare, once for a piece of political thinking about the "division between those whose conservatism is defined by dollar signs and those whose conservatism is rooted in the family."

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