White House Sends Mixed Signals to Gay Community NPR's Mara Liasson reports on the conflicting signals sent by the Bush administration towards gays and lesbians. On the one hand, the President talks about family values and pushes a conservative agenda; on the other, leading Republicans and White House officials have reached out to homosexual groups. Is this a case of deft political balancing? Or is it something that ultimately will alienate both sides?
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White House Sends Mixed Signals to Gay Community

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White House Sends Mixed Signals to Gay Community

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White House Sends Mixed Signals to Gay Community

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NPR's Mara Liasson reports on the conflicting signals sent by the Bush administration towards gays and lesbians. On the one hand, the President talks about family values and pushes a conservative agenda; on the other, leading Republicans and White House officials have reached out to homosexual groups. Is this a case of deft political balancing? Or is it something that ultimately will alienate both sides?