Sen. Marco Rubio said that the massacre at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando in June was one of the reasons he changed his mind and decided to run again for the Senate seat he planned to give up to become president.
The senator had indicated the massacre caused him to reconsider a possible campaign. Rubio said he was “deeply impacted” by tragedy hitting a community he knows well, saying, “it really gives you pause to think about your service to your country and where you can be most useful to your country.”
So how is he going to share that commitment to being useful? Why, he’s going to be the keynote speaker at an anti-gay conference, of course.
The Orlando-based Liberty Counsel Action, an extreme anti-LGBT group whose affiliate is famous for representing Kentucky clerk Kim Davis in her stand against the Supreme Court’s marriage equality decision, announced in an email today that the Florida Renewal Project will be hosting an event called “Rediscovering God in America” in August. The event will be headlined by Rubio, who will speak alongside anti-LGBT activists David Barton, Bill Federer, Ken Graves and Mat Staver.
I can honestly say I didn’t give Marco Rubio enough credit; he can be even shittier than I thought possible.