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George Weeks: Snyder rebukes GOP national committeeman

BY GEORGE WEEKSSyndicated columnist

Gov. Rick Snyder has wisely denounced Republican National Committeeman Dave Agema’s “wrong, extreme and discriminatory” comments about gays.

Traditonally, Michigan governors, regardless of party, have essentially been on the same page with their state’s national committeemen and women — those who represent the state in the Republican or Democratic National Committees.

But good for Snyder for rebuking Agema, a former state representative from Grandville who has strong support from tea party elements.

As noted by columnist and radio commentator Jack Lessenberry,

Agema “seems morbidly obsessed with gay people. He loathes them, and seems creepily fascinated by his mythical version of their lives.” MORE

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