LA Connection Property Blog: Sarah Palin picks homophobic attorney general

Sarah Palin picks homophobic attorney general

Governor Sarah Palin has appointed Anchorage attorney, Wayne Anthony Ross as Alaska's attorney general. 

Palin stated that "with his vast legal knowledge, experience and integrity, he will make an exceptional attorney general."

Ross is the very same attorney who referred to gays as "immoral" and "degenerates" in a letter her wrote several years ago to the Anchorage Bar Association newsletter. This was in opposition to an anti-discrimination ordinance being supported by several Anchorage lawyers who were advocating gay rights.

The fact that Palin chose such an individual as Alaska's attorney general is not surprising given her comments on gay rights and her support for a federal ban on gay marriage. Palin has expressed her disagreement with Alasks's Supreme Court's ruling that spousal benefits be extended to same-sex couples.


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Posted by Lori Isaacson (Credit Restoration Consultants) over 11 years ago least she's consistent.  I hate the flip flopping.  I haven't heard of that guy, but that just means that I'm out of touch.  Thanks for sharing.

Posted by Larry Bettag, Vice-President of National Production (Cherry Creek Mortgage Illinois Residential Mortgage License LMB #0005759 Cherry Creek Mortgage NMLS #: 3001) over 11 years ago

No one can be surprised at her selection. I'm just waiting for her to fade away to never be heard from again.

Posted by Dan and Amy Schuman, Luxury Home Specialists (Howard Hanna Real Estate Services) over 11 years ago

I agree with Larry, whether you  like her or not...she is consistent.  More of our elected officials all the way to the top could learn from her!!!

Posted by William Feela, Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No. (WHISPERING PINES REALTY) over 11 years ago

William - You have to be kidding!!!

Palin is consistently ignorant, selfish, hypocritical, and self-serving .... what could anyone possibly learn from her?

Posted by COMPASS PALM SPRINGS | Stewart Penn, COMPASS Palm Springs - Broker Associate (COMPASS) over 11 years ago

As governor, it's her call.  If the people of Alaska disagree, they should let her know.  I haven't heard any outcry yet.

Posted by Bob Cumiskey, US Army Retired, Your Sun City Center, Florida ~ Realtor (A1 Connection Realty, Inc.) over 11 years ago

Bob - You're asking this from the very people who put her into power ....?

Posted by COMPASS PALM SPRINGS | Stewart Penn, COMPASS Palm Springs - Broker Associate (COMPASS) over 11 years ago

Stewart, what did we expect?  She hates wildlife, specifically wolves, why would we think she liked gays?  As an aside it seems when McCain was recently asked if he would back her if she ran in 2012, his reply was "it depends on who she is running against."

Posted by Terry Haugen STAGE it RIGHT! 321-956-2495 (Stage it Right!) over 11 years ago

Stewart: Palin will be tossed in the next election. She is just a hateful, empty politician.

Terry: Not only does she hunt wildlife for sport, she apparently hates special needs kids, as she rejected $40M in funding for children with special needs.

William: Consistent? Minnesota needs to seat Al Franken. Shortly after the November election, with Coleman up by a couple of hundred votes, demanded that Franked conceed. Now, after months of recounts, Coleman needs to be "consistent" and step aside. He lost.

Posted by Scott Smith, Gloucester & Rockport, Massachusetts (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage) over 11 years ago

Actually she's flip flopped and/or lied about everything she has ever said starting with the bridge to no where.

Her 15 minutes were up in November. She will get as far as Dan Quale did nationally, the far right loved him too.

Posted by Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn (Compass) over 11 years ago

And then ... Breaking news this morning, the State of Iowa strikes down a ban on same sex marriage.  




Posted by Cheryl Johnson over 11 years ago

LOL, she's too much...

Posted by Paul Andres (Family Realty Group, Inc.) over 11 years ago

As Iowa goes, so goes the nation.

Posted by Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn (Compass) over 11 years ago

Well without Sarah what would they have used to get Tina to stay on SNL for another few months? Personally I hope she does run for President in 2012, it will signal an end to the GOP as a serious party. On a serious note, I think that consistency, when you are consistently wrong is over rated as a virtue.

Posted by Dave Philipp (Lyon Real Estate) over 11 years ago

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