Robert Morrow, who was recently elected as incoming chair of the Travis County Republican Party, has gained national prominence for his absurdly incendiary statements that seem like a desperate cry for attention. According to the New Civil Rights Movement, Morrow has suggested that Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, George W. Bush and George H. W. Bush are either all gay or bisexual. He has also vowed to out closeted Republican politicians who pass themselves off as Christian conservatives.
“If they’re doing things wrong politically, they’ll hear about it from me,” he said during an interview with Time Warner Cable News. “And if they have a wildly hypocritical sexual life, especially if they’re a married man and if it involves adultery with strippers, hookers and gay prostitutes — I just love exposing these sexual hypocrites in the Republican Party, especially these closeted homosexuals.”
Morrow also said he believes former President George W. Bush and his senior advisor Karl Rove are closeted homosexuals, pointing to the credentialing of conservative columnist Jeff Gannon, who was later outed as a former gay escort.
“You need to Google a picture of George W. Bush kissing the bald head of Jeff Gannon, who’s a bald-headed gay prostitute who was posing as a journalist in the White House press corps,” Morrow said. “It makes me wonder if Karl Rove got him that journalist’s pass. It makes me wonder if Jeff Gannon was having sex with Karl Rove. Jeff Gannon was a gay prostitute who was known for being a top. Do you know what a top is, and a bottom? Jeff Gannon was a top, and he was running around the Bush White House like he was a stray cat.”
Morrow said Hillary Clinton and former Texas Gov. Rick Perry were “rampaging bisexual adulterers,” and former President George H.W. Bush was a “longtime homosexual pedophile.” On Twitter he wrote, “The only thing Rick Perry ‘wore out’ was the assholes of men he met on Craigslist.”
Morrow defended his Tweets, claiming it’s his way of holding politicians accountable.
“I’ll say something like, ‘Do you think Hillary Clinton would swallow your cum, or would it be more of a Lorena Bobbitt-type situation?'” he said. “That’s my way of expressing my utter contempt and hostility and dislike for Hillary Clinton.”
Because of Morrow’s larger-than-life presence on social media and his unwillingness to apologize for his offensive statements, the Travis County GOP’s executive committee has voted to approve a resolution condemning the chair-elect’s comments. The committee members also approved a resolution to form a “transition committee” examining the extent and limits of the chairman’s powers and how the party’s bylaws can be amended to further limit that power.
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