GOP Gay Leader Dodges A Pie – Newsobserver.com
Okay, I guess this pie-throwing story is funny in retrospect. But my silly headline aside, in this day and age and given the University of Oklahoma suicide bomber, I honestly find this story a bit disturbing.
The head of a national gay Republicans group got “pied” Monday night while giving a speech at UNC-Chapel Hill for National Coming Out Day.
About five minutes into the speech, part of a week-long observance of National Coming Out Day, a person wearing dark clothes and a baseball cap launched the pie, witnesses said.
Guerriero, a former college soccer player, dodged the pie, but his suit coat got splattered.
“I faked to the left and moved to the right, which is probably something I do in politics sometimes,” he said Tuesday.
I give Patrick a lot of credit as he handled the situation with what sounds like grace and humor. And I swear there is no connection to the fact that he spoke at Carroll Hall.
-Bruce (GayPatriot…. still on percoset)