Thompson Blames Hearing Aid For Bigoted Debate Answer

realtime-thompson.jpg When Bill Maher asks Republican Presidential Candidate Tommy Thompson to explain the answer he gave at Thursday's debate about employers being able to fire someone based on their sexual orientation, he explains that his hearing aid (conveniently) failed him.

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This is obvious damage control for a boneheaded response to what should have been a softball question (just watch the video again if you don't think so), but at least the Governor is now on the right side of the issue. Credit where credit is due.


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