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Haggard’s Hooker: I Wanted to Sway Elections

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Posted on Nov 6, 2006
Ted Haggard
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Ted Haggard

The gay male prostitute who serviced disgraced evangelist Ted Haggard has disclosed all manner of intimate details to a radio show host.

  • The tawdry bits aside, the interesting thing here is that the prostitute readily admits he timed his disclosure to help the cause of gay marriage on the Nov. 7 election ballots.

  • AMERICAblog:

    Interviewer: You felt that you had to do something before November 7th, if it was going to impact Amendment 43 and the elections.

    Michael Jones [Haggard’s escort]: And I don’t know if it’s going to change votes at all. I don’t know what the outcome will be, it coming out before the election but I Had to point out the hypocrisy, that here is a gentleman enjoying all the benefits of marriage, all the rights and doesn’t want two other people of the same sex who love each other to have those same rights and yet he can cheat on his wife.

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    By Tom, November 9, 2006 at 12:35 am Link to this comment
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    And then I wonder how prevalent is this problem with Christendom? An old saying states, “When you see one cockroach run across the floor, you know there are thousands behind the wall hiding”.

    Foot note: Just today a mega church in my home town in Ohio has announced that they are dismissing their senior Pastor for improper sexual conduct. Well, read the writing on the wall.

    Read the entire article: http://rightwingwall.blogspot.com/2006/11/in-reflection-of-recent-scandals-in.html

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    By robert puglia, November 7, 2006 at 12:55 pm Link to this comment
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    “haggard’s hooker” is a bit harsh considering the the favorable effect of his having done his civic duty. whatever his motive he’s no puffed up, lying pharisee. go tell it on the mountain, babelicious- oh, and call me.

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    By locke, November 7, 2006 at 11:17 am Link to this comment
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    “Great photo - I wonder if that’s how he looks when he’s being ... well ... you know .... “
    by Disgusted as all getout

    Ahem…um….serviced?

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    By Esprit, November 7, 2006 at 10:23 am Link to this comment
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    Where is “Rush” when the—it hits the fan on the golden boys who say gays will destroy the institution of marriage.  Lying and cheating on one’s spouse, along with 60% of divorce among married American citizens do little to champion the institution of marriage. 

    Paster Ted is but the tip of the iceburg of hypocrisy coming out of those who believe they are the only ones who are RIGHT!

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    By Amused, November 7, 2006 at 10:14 am Link to this comment
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    Now there’s a man who appreciates a good lei.

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    By Disgusted as all getout, November 7, 2006 at 4:21 am Link to this comment
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    Great photo - I wonder if that’s how he looks when he’s being ... well ... you know ....

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    By MickeyM, November 6, 2006 at 8:01 pm Link to this comment
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    Thanks for exposing some of the hypocrisy we’ve been gagging on for so lone!  Had wondered if just maybe this was your purpose.  It took great courage to be so open to any criticism you may get, but I’m sure there are many others like me who do appreciate what you’ve done.
    MickeyM

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