Richard Grenell, openly gay Romney aide, resigns after backlash

An openly gay Republican operative hired as Mitt Romney's foreign policy spokesman has abruptly resigned from the campaign, suggesting the focus on his personal life had become a distraction. The Romney campaign hired Richard Grenell, who had previously served as George W. Bush's spokesman at the United Nations, just two weeks ago, but his brief tenure had been the subject of controversy. First, Grenell was criticized for posting a series of crude Twitter messages—that he...Full Story
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