Richard Grenell

The Takeaway

Gay and Republican: Are They Compatible?

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

The Democratic Party has long curried the favor of gay voters, and President Obama's endorsement of gay marriage has helped solidify Democrats as the gay rights party. On the other side, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has opposed even civil unions. Due to the stark ideological contrast, has being gay become fundamentally incompatible with being Republican? In an interview with John Hockenberry, openly gay U.S. spokesman Richard Grenell says it is not.

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It's A Free Blog

Opinion: Mitt Romney Has a Gay Problem

Friday, May 04, 2012

Republicans have a knack for harpooning their general election prospects with misguided panders to the Right.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Romney's Stance on China and the Conservative Vote

Friday, May 04, 2012

Slate political reporter and MSNBC contributor Dave Weigel and It's A Free Country blogger Dorian Davis discuss Mitt Romney's position on the situation with the Chinese dissident--and the candidate's relationship with social conservatives following the resignation of a gay aide, Richard Grenell. Read Davis' latest post on the topic here

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