Like a typical liberal, a California Democrat was caught on camera verbally attacking volunteers at a Pride event for not meeting his standard of being gay.
The local Orange County official, Jeff LeTourneau, berated volunteers gathering signatures last week at an event held at a Fullerton Walmart parking lot, Fox News reported.
— Fox News (@FoxNews) June 16, 2017
“Which one of you ***holes is the gay?” he was heard saying in the video. “You are a f***ing disgrace to any gay person I know, you piece of s***.”
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LeTourneau, a Vice-Chair with the Democratic Party of Orange County, is gay but was apparently angered by the gay volunteers who were helping gather signatures with a grassroots group aimed at unseating Democratic state Sen. Josh Newman who recently voted to increase gas taxes.
“LeTourneau clearly thinks that if you are gay, you can only be a Democrat which is both arrogant and highly offensive,” gay former San Diego city councilmember, Carl DeMaio, said. The former GOP congressional candidate is heard on the video trying to get LeTourneau to calm down.
— Carl DeMaio (@carldemaio) June 15, 2017
“The idea that Californians are sick of paying higher taxes cuts across party lines and sexual orientation,” he said.
A conservative talk radio host, DeMaio founded the Reform California PAC which is fronting the recall of Newman.
A worker supporting the state senator was told by some volunteers when he arrived at the location that they were part of the LGBT community, according to DeMaio. LeTourneau reportedly arrived a short while after this exchange.
“I’m here as an openly gay person on Pride weekend seeing these two people disgracing my community and letting them know I don’t care about them. They’re liars! They’re liars!” LeTourneau could be heard saying.
“You do not belong to our community. You also do not belong to the LGBTQ community either,” he continued.
LeTourneau also unleashed his hatred towrd the Republican Party which he claimed wrote the “destruction” of the LGBTQ community into its “platform.”
DeMaio and the publisher of a gay news site can be heard on the video repeatedly trying to diffuse LeTourneau with advice like, “Don’t be hateful” and “Don’t be so angry.”
But the Democrat not only continued, he even had a confrontation with a shopper who asked him to move so she could approach the table.
“I don’t need to step away, are you kidding me?” he said, defiantly. “I’m not stepping away.”
“Does she have a democratic right to sign this petition? Why should she be badgered by you?” a Walmart manager asked as he approached the event site.
The shopper managed to add her signature and walked away condemning LeTourneau.
“Crazy! You’ve got nothing else to do!” she said.
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