Rep. Allen West (R-FL) has just fired an intern for opposing Tracy Morgan’s anti-gay rant, by re-tweeting a pro-gay tweet. The unnamed intern, through the Congressman’s Twitter feed, re-tweeted a tweet from the gay pop music group Scissor Sisters, that read, “Dear Tracy Morgan’s son: if you are gay, you can TOTALLY come live with me. We’ll read James Baldwin & watch Paris is Burning. xxANA”
To make sure his constituents didn’t think the Congressman actually had become pro-equality, the Congressman’s office sent a folow-up tweet:
“Very sorry about the unauthorized RT. We were not hacked, an intern made an error. Apologies to all.”
Recently, Rep. West has stated,
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