Monday, January 30, 2006

And you'll know THEM by their white hoods

Brownback: 'Fruits' Comment Not Gay Joke


Sen. Sam Brownback (R-KS), a potential presidential candidate, said Monday he meant no offense to homosexuals when he used the word "fruits" in a recent interview with Rolling Stone magazine.

In a lengthy profile titled "God's Senator," the magazine quotes the Kansas Republican as criticizing countries like Sweden that allow civil unions between same-sex couples.

"You'll know them by their fruits," Brownback said, quoting a biblical passage from Matthew 7:19.

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