Gay Extremist Gift Gets Wagner Grief — A $5,000 contribution by a gay extremist in 2015 to a political action committee headed by Scott Wagner is getting the GOP gubernatorial hopeful quite a bit of grief.
The money was given by Tim Gill to Reform PA PAC, which Wagner chairs. Wagner won an historic write-in special election in March 2014 to represent the York County-centered 28th District. He campaigned as a Tea Party candidate against corruption, cronyism and indifference by the Republican establishment.
He won a full term that fall.
While Wagner has been outspokenly good on certain issues such as the state’s scandalous pension system, he seems to have managed to get himself most identified with a bizarre crusade to prohibit businesses and institutions from making distinctions based on biological sex.
He has co-sponsored a series of “bathroom bills“, a term with which Wagner wrongly takes issue as there is no doubt that these bills would grant by-right access for males calling themselves female to women’s restrooms and girls’ school sports.
Wagner has said that ending privacy for women (and girls) was not his intent and that he merely wants to stop LGBQWHATEVER people from being discriminated by business.
That’s almost as bad, Scott. The elimination of the concept of “protected groups” should be the goal of decent, thinking people, not their expansion.
Being a member of a “protected group” is not helpful. Business owners — as we’d expect you to understand — base the vast majority of hiring decisions on whether the employee will make life easier. Protected group membership is something that makes business owners walk on eggshells and that is, by far, the main reason protected group members face — understandable — discrimination.
Gays, who are not yet a protected group, certainly aren’t facing economic hardship in this country and that gets us to Tim Gill.
Gill is the mega-rich gay extremist who wants to “punish” those who question his lifestyle choices. This always means stifling debate about legitimate concerns and usually means personal destruction. He is a bad, corrupting man.
Gay Extremist Gift Gets Wagner Grief