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Gay boycott of Russian vodka puts Religious Right in a bind
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By Pat Cunningham
Aug. 2, 2013 5:11 p.m.



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Earlier today, I told you HERE about how some American conservatives are quite supportive of Russia’s anti-gay policies.

But now, as we see HERE, the gay community is pushing for a boycott of Russian vodka (see image above).

So, how can the Religious Right deal with this development?

Ordinarily, religious homophobes counteract gay boycotts with flurries of patronage of the companies that have been targeted. Take Chick-fil-A, for example.

But it seems doubtful that the anti-gay religionists will now rush out to buy Russian vodka just to spite the homosexuals.  I mean, we’re talking about strong drink here, folks....

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