Know a man by what he’s done and the company he keeps.
Earlier this month, Governor Bobby Jindal appointed Tony Perkins, the former Louisiana State Representative and current head of Family Research Council, to the Louisiana Law Enforcement Commission. Tellingly, although Perkins was appointed nearly three weeks ago, Governor Jindal’s office kept things quiet; the appointment was first revealed by Woody Jenkins, a man who is best known in Louisiana for his three quixotic campaigns for the United States Senate. Indeed, according to multiple sources, Governor Jindal’s office had repeatedly denied or refused to acknowledge Perkins’s appointment until only yesterday, when it became the subject of national news.
Perkins, who is perhaps best known as the host of a talk radio show and as an infrequent contributor to CNN, has spent the bulk of his professional and political career advocating hate and discrimination against gay and lesbian Americans, denying the validity of science and vaccines, and distorting the Christian faith…
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