01 Jul '12, 1am

Fred Karger, Gay Republican, Ends POTUS Bid | Care2 Causes

Fred Karger, Gay Republican, Ends POTUS Bid | Care2 Causes

Fred Karger, the first ever openly gay Republican nominee for POTUS, ended his campaign this week, but he’s not going quietly–he refuses to endorse Mitt Romney, and he’s recorded a video shaming the Mormon church for its opposition to gay equality. Says Karger in a press statement: “After 2 1/2 years of campaigning as a candidate for President of the United States I am officially ending my historic campaign today June 29, 2012. It’s been one hell of a ride, and I want to thank the thousands of people across this country who volunteered, contributed, opened their homes, came to our events and cheered me on. Special thanks to the thousands more who shared their stories with me in person, via email, facebook, twitter, etc. Every one of you kept me going.” Karger, a seasoned politician, has worked on nine Presidential campaigns including stints as senior consultants to Preside...

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