Garrett’s ability to fund campaigns intimidates some Republicans

This Herb Jackson column from The Record illuminates Congressman Scott Garrett’s role in financing GOP congressional candidates across the nation.

Garrett’s powerful committee position while a Republican majority controls Congress, and Garrett’s strong Tea Party support, raise questions of how vigorously Garrett’s GOP colleagues will condemn the homophobia brought to light by Garrett’s refusal to support gay candidates endorsed by the National Republican Congressional Committee.

How far outside the mainstream of American values is Garrett’s homophobic bigotry?  The Boy Scouts of America announced the elimination of its ban on gay scout leaders.