Critics: Homophobic cartoon takes campaigning to new low
CNN’s John Roberts talked with Brian Rinehart who created a comic bolster his campaign to be reelected as Oklahoma Country Commissioner. The cartoon has been criticized as homophobic by Rinehart’s opponents.
Rinehart said, “One person’s mud slinging, I guess, is another man’s issues. Here in the state of Oklahoma, Oklahoma County, I believe that homosexual agenda is an issue in this campaign.”
NewsOK.com has a full report on Rinehart’s comic here.
The complete comic can be downloaded (as a PDF file) here.
This video is from CNN’s American Morning, broadcast July 21, 2008.