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Excuse me sir, your petard has been hoisted

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I don't normally like to indulge in schadenfreude, but man oh man, this time it just feels so damn good! With self-appointed arbiters of morality like Ted Haggard, I feel no guilt taking pleasure in their shame. When you're a well-known Christian leader hell bent on denying rights to people based on their sexual orientation, when you're friends with perhaps the most immoral president this country has seen in the last 100 years, when you're a prominent spiritual advisor to a political party that proclaims itself the standardbearer of "morality" and "family values," you deserve every arrow lodged in your side.

My only question is: how did anyone not see this coming? As several other people have pointed out, Ted Haggard has an obvious and severe case of gayface.

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You'll have to excuse me now. I have an appointment to NOT buy meth from my drug dealer and NOT have sex with my gay hustler.

PS - HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA. Yup, I'm still laughing.