Fred Karger Makes Home State's GOP Ballot

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Many California gays (and non-gays) celebrated this week's federal appellate court ruling upholding a district court decision that found Prop. 8 violates the U.S. Constitution.

Those waving rainbow-colored flags have another reason to celebrate: a gay man made the presidential ballot in California.

No, not Rick Santorum, silly, but Laguna Beach's Fred Karger.

Karger, a former Republican hatchet man who is now trying to change his party from the inside, joins Santorum, Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul and Buddy Roemer on California's June 5 primary election ballot.

Our June 2 cover boy is happy to be formally invited to the dance, although what Karger would really like is a date with a certain podium, saying in a statement: "I am thrilled to be on my home state's ballot. Now if Fox News, CNN, NBC and the other networks would include me in their future debates, there would be a fresh new moderate candidate among a pretty mediocre field of Republicans. Just let me in one debate."

If by miracle of miracles Karger wins big in the Golden Tan State, and the former Pennsylvania senator finishes a distant second, I'm trademarking the headline "Gay Man Smears Santorum" before Dan Savage can get to it.

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mitch young
mitch young

If Santorum is 'gay', I'd say the whole seven kids think is some righteous bearding.

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