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Democratic Infiltration of Log Cabin Republicans  | e-mail post

As a gay Republican-oriented site, the GayPatriot blog has generated a fair amount of link traffic to my site related to the debate about the demonization of Bush by every gay-related organization, including the Log Cabin Republicans, for his call for a Federal Marriage Amendment. (see my original post, and followups #1, #2 - most detailed)

It seems that the guys at Gay Patriot may have revealed facts about the Log Cabin Republicans that would seem to explain their actual motivations.

GayPatriot Exclusive: Log Cabin GOP Political Director Unmasked As Former Edwards Campaign Operative
In a major blow to the credibility of the national Log Cabin Republicans organization as a moderate voice in the Republican Party, newly discovered documents reveal that the person who manages the national Log Cabin political operation is, in fact, a long-time operative for the John Edwards Democratic Presidential campaign.

According to documents faxed to me yesterday (detailed in the section below), and corroborated by multiple sources, Log Cabin Political Director Christopher Barron headed up volunteer efforts for the John Edwards for President campaign for the Washington, DC area. Barron was hired by new Executive Director Patrick Guerriero as part of his management team. According to three different sources, Barron has separately confirmed his connection to the Edwards campaign in the past.
Go to the site to read more. It is quite damning.

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