Virulent homophobe and all-around slug Stacey Campfield has lost his re-election bid to the Tennessee senate, losing by nearly forty percent. The Tennessean noted some of his colorful exploits: "Memorable comments and moments included: unsuccessfully attempting to join the Tennessee legislature's Black Caucus; blaming AIDS on a gay airline pilot having sex with monkeys and saying the disease is "virtually impossible" to contract during heterosexual intercourse; and, most recently, posting on his blog that "Democrats bragging about the number of mandatory sign ups for Obamacare is like Germans bragging about the number of mandatory sign ups for 'train rides' for Jews in the 40s"
Republican State Senator Stacey Campfield is no stranger to making offensive, often vile comments but it appears he's gone too far this time.
A Tennessee lawmaker has relented and agreed to drop his bill linking academic performance to the family's welfare benefits after an 8-year-old girl shamed him by following him around the state Capitol.
Melissa Harris-Perry let the lawmakers in Tennessee know what she thought of the bill they introduced, which is advancing this week, that would tie welfare benefits to children's grades.
It seems this wingnut from Tennessee isn't done embarrassing his state yet: ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Sponsor Compares Homosexuality To Injecting Heroin: Tennessee state Sen. Stacey Campfield (R) is making the press rounds to stump for the new
It looks like "compassionate conservatism" is alive and well in Tennessee: Stacey Campfield, Tennessee GOP Lawmaker, Wants To Tie Welfare Benefits To Children's Grades : Tennessee state Rep. Stacey Campfield (R) introduced a bill this week
Bistro Owner Boots, Bans Tenn State Sen. Stacey Campfield For Homophobic Remarks