Tag Archives: Mark Buse

Former McCain Campaign Manager Steve Schmidt Endorses Marriage Equality

The avalanche of prominent Republicans endorsing marriage equality continues today as former McCain campaign manager Steve Schmidt jumps on the bandwagon. Schmidt is now listed as a co-sponsor of Ken Mehlman’s AFER fundraiser. “There is a strong conservative case to be made in favor of gay marriage,” former McCain campaign manager and fellow same-sex marriage fundraiser Steve Schmidt told the ...

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McCain Opposes DADT Deal, MSM Ignores Quisling Campaign Manager Mark Buse

John McCain has blasted the proposed compromise deal on DADT, which the media is widely reporting today. But going unmentioned remains the fact the McCain’s Senate campaign is being run by openly gay Quisling, Mark Buse. “This ‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’ issue, they’re going to try to jam that through without even trying to figure out what the impact on ...

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ARIZONA: John McCain Hires Gay Man As Senate Campaign Manager

You may recall that during the 2008 presidential campaign, Mike Rogers and Michelangelo Signorile outed John McCain’s Senate chief of staff Mark Buse, seen here in a photo provided to me at that time by a reader. Yesterday McCain named Buse as his new Senate campaign manager. Mark Buse is McCain’s new campaign manager. Buse is a veteran McCain aide ...

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Ehrenstein On Buse

Writer David Ehrenstein has published a piece in the LA Weekly about the John McCain’s gay chief of staff Mark Buse, Manhunt, and gay Republicans. Ehrenstein, a regular JMG participant, interviewed Log Cabin’s Patrick Sammon, Michelangelo Signorile, Mike Rogers, and me. The article begins: “If an outing happens in the forest and no one hears it, is it an outing?” ...

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Fundie Leader Complains About Mark Buse AND Sarah Palin

While the economy mess has made the MSM too busy to pay much notice to the revelation that John McCain has a gay chief of staff, notorious homophobe Bishop Harry Jackson has taken interest. Jackson is the pastor of Hope Christian Church in Maryland and is on the board of the National Association of Evangelicals. Jackson on the Mark Buse ...

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Mark Buse Worked For Freddie Mac

I totally missed it when I was looking at the list of his lobbying clients, but the Washington Post and others are reporting that openly gay McCain chief of staff Mark Buse once worked for Freddie Mac as a lobbyist. When mortgage giant Freddie Mac feared several years ago that Sen. John McCain was too outspoken on the issue of ...

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McCain Speaks To Washington Blade

John McCain has responded to a list of LGBT-related questions submitted by the Washington Blade. In his responses, McCain speaks fondly of such noted gay figures as former Rep. Jim Kolby (R-AZ), lesbian activists Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon, and Mark Bingham, at whose funeral McCain spoke. Unfortunately, the submitted questions do not mention McCain chief of staff Mark Buse, ...

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The Case Against Mark Buse

Over at BlogActive, one of Mike Roger’s readers has laid out the case for exposing John McCain’s hypocrisy in employing chief of staff Mark Buse.

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LCR Cries Foul On Mark Buse

Log Cabin’s Scott Tucker is crying wah-wah-wah because the evil lefty gay bloggers have been talking about McCain’s chief of Quislings, Mark Buse. Mark Buse has been openly gay for years and has acknowledged as much. So the notion that he has been “outed” is simply false. But secondly–and this is the bigger point–this political stunt by Mike Rogers just ...

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Mark Buse: McCain’s Lobbyist Insider

It certainly didn’t turn out to be the biggest story of his day, but yesterday PBS ran an interview with John McCain’s gay chief of staff Mark Buse. From the transcript: JUDY WOODRUFF: Just to recap quickly the evolution of your time working for him [John McCain]. You started in 1984 as an intern when he was a member of ...

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OUTED! McCain Chief Of Staff Mark Buse

In what they are calling a “hypocrisy bombshell”, today SiriusXM radio host Michelangelo Signorile and DC-based LGBT activist Mike Rogers jointly revealed that Mark Buse, John McCain’s chief of staff, is a gay man. From a story just posted on Signorile’s blog: Over the past month I’ve been contacted by three different individuals (two of them members of the Log ...

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