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National Organization for Marriage now attacking candidate it supported

Cindy Golding

Cindy Golding

The National Organization for Marriage is finally commenting on its embarrassing loss Tuesday night in the Iowa state senatorial election. From NOM Cultural Director Thomas Peters comes a tweet which should be remembered.

After spending over $30,000 on Cindy Golding’s unsuccessful campaign, NOM is now dissing her as a weak candidate.

Cindy Golding

Just a reminder to folks running for public office. NOM doesn’t give a damn about you or what you
are trying to accomplish.

If the organization can use you, count on getting the money.

And if it can’t use you, count on being disposed of like used tissue.

There is one other thing about that tweet which may be, as C.S. Lewis once said, something worth knowing. A comment on NOM’s blog uses the same type of verbiage. However, it doesn’t list Peters as
the author:

M. Jones
Posted November 9, 2011 at 3:58 pm | Permalink

Unfortunately the Iowa GOP proffered a very weak candidate. We should have known better. Next year will be a different kettle of fish with stronger GOP candidates and a GOP landslide dumping SS*m* to the dustbin of history.

This gives some credibility to the opinion of some that members of NOM’s staff sometimes publishes comments on its blog to give an appearance of having a lot of reader support.

Certainly that’s not what I am saying, but based on past experiences involving certain photos, the idea wouldn’t be farfetched to consider.

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