Utah independent presidential candidate targeted by white supremacist for Trump, calls him a “closet homosexual”

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – An independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin criticized Republican Donald Trump on Oct. 31 over an automated call in Utah from a white nationalist supporter who calls McMullin a “closet homosexual” and “open-borders amnesty supporter.”

McMullin responded with a series of strongly worded tweets – calling it another “desperate attack” spreading “baseless lies” by Trump and his “racist supporters as he continues to lose ground in Utah.” He said the attack is consistent with Trump’s “bigoted, deceitful campaign and vision for America. Utahns won’t be fooled.”

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The other side of life: Art, established

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From the same academic program at the same State University, we arrived in Orlando within a year of each other in the early 1990s. Our paths zig-zagged upon the surface streets of Orlando’s trendy neighborhoods. We flirted with each other at Barnes and Noble on Colonial before Grindr and in the age of Firestone. We bleached our super-gelled 1990s hair at the same overpriced Washington St. hair salon and drank mimosas on the same Sundays at Dexter’s brunches. We became buddies.

We were both on other ends of the 1990s culture wars – he a larger-than-life flaming liberal and I a rather boring, haughty conservative with a nice smile.

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Cruz battles changing cultural attitudes on same-sex marriage

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WASHINGTON – Riding a wave of conservative fervor over gay marriage and “traditional” social values, Texas Republican Ted Cruz has surged upward in national presidential polls and major donor support.

But even as he rallied April 9 with Christian home school parents in Des Moines, Iowa, metrics chronicling a major national swing in favor of same-sex marriage and gay rights threatens the senator’s long-term prospects – not only in a general election but in the GOP primaries.

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Hard-right Sen. Ted Cruz 1st to announce presidential candidacy

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WASHINGTON (AP) – Hard-right Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz plans announced on March 23 that he will run to become the party’s 2016 presidential candidate, making him the first White House hopeful to officially enter the race.

As first out of the starting gate, Cruz apparently hopes to get the jump on several top Republicans who are expected to enter the race in the coming weeks: former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and two Senate colleagues, Kentucky’s Rand Paul and Florida’s Marco Rubio.

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