I’m not the only one who notices this shit, right?

Ralph Shortey.

Political positions: Forced birther, pro-Christian theocracy, “family values.”

Latest headline: Sex, drug allegations part of investigation of Oklahoma Sen. Ralph Shortey

MOORE — An Oklahoma state senator offered money to a teenage boy for “sexual stuff” and was found with him in a hotel room that reeked of “raw marijuana,” authorities said.

Surely this must be a space on Republican bingo or something.



  1. Some Old Programmer says

    This comes close to ticking all the boxes, but we must be patient to see if the miracle cure happens (c.f. Ted Haggard).

  2. says

    I read about this when it first broke, and had a fit of temper over one of the charges, which was something something within 1200 feet of a church or summat. All I could think of was “what the hell kind of stupid fucking law is that?”

  3. Raucous Indignation says

    No, I’m afraid not. But these stories are so common they have become banal. What percentage of the right wing is closeted and living a destructive and self-destructive life?

  4. says

    You’re not the only one who notices this shit. I fully expect forced-birth/anti-gay/Family-Values/conservative-Christian types to be outed for doing one or more of the things they make a career of opposing.