“Why do you hate gay people so much,” someone in the audience screamed as Ricky Perry wrapped up a campaign stop in Ames, IA without taking questions from the audience. “Go back to Texas” another screamed from the back of the packed coffee house. Perry [seen here with an IA corn dog] is running an ad that says President Obama has waged war on religion and questions why it’s OK for gays to serve openly in the military yet school prayer is forbidden. “He is marginalizing people and dividing this country, and he’s demonizing proud Americans who just don’t have the social identities as he has,” said Iowa State University associate professor Warren Blumenfeld.
[via Iowa Causcuses]