What The Hell Is Wrong With Stacey Campfield

[UPDATE]:

Check out this hilarious exchange wherein Campfield (or someone posting as him) defends his “out the gay kids” part of his legislation.

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Fresh off his “suffer the little children” legislation, State Senator Stacey Campfield, R-Sociopath, has brought back his “Don’t Say Gay” legislation for the third time, this time with an extra helping of hate:

The bill, SB 234, still bars Tennessee teachers from discussing any facet of “non-heterosexual” sexuality with children in grades K-8. But the newest iteration also includes a provision requiring teachers or counselors to inform the parents of some students who identify themselves as LGBT.

What could possibly go wrong! Gee, I think if a kid felt safe talking to their parents about issues of sexual orientation, they wouldn’t be bringing it up with a school counselor in the first place, now would they? Dumbass.

Look, three things need to be said about Stacey Campfield:

1- What the hell is wrong with you, son? Did you not get enough titty when you were a baby? Were you born without a compassion gene? Are your shoes too tight?

2- The culture wars are over. Republicans lost. Give it up.

3- Finally, rumors about Campfield’s own orientation have been rampant for years. If they’re true, then dangit I sure wish someone would please just out Stacey Campfield already.

You know what? I’m only half joking here. Good grief, but I’ve never seen a straight man so obsessed with all things gay who didn’t eventually end up on the wrong end of a rentboy scandal. Certainly not these guys. There has to be a reason Campfield is focused like a laser on all things gay, and self-hate seems as good a reason as any.

Campfield’s hate is damaging GLBT kids. And no, teen suicide is not “a lark.” Just ask the family of Jadin Bell. If Campfield thinks it’s perfectly fine for the state to mandate outing gay or possibly gay or maybe not even gay but confused kids to their parents — to leave these kids with nowhere safe to go to talk about what’s happening in their lives — then I hope someone returns the favor.

Also, thank you very much New York. Campfield is yours, he’s from Binghamton and didn’t move to Tennessee until he was 25 years old. I’m tired of Tennessee getting blamed for his fuckery; we’ve got plenty of our own home-grown bigotry, please don’t saddle us with the blame for this asshat. I spent a summer in that part of the world and let me tell you, there are as many rednecks in upstate New York and Pennsylvania as in Tennessee.

And finally, hope you’re enjoying your Republican super-majority, Tennesseeans. This is what you get when you vote Republican: a bunch of bullshit about gays, and constitutional amendments banning stuff we’ve already banned three times before, because Tennessee Republicans are too lazy to vote unless the General Assembly uses the ol’ carrot-and-stick approach. So much for the important stuff.

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11 responses to “What The Hell Is Wrong With Stacey Campfield

  1. Bob

    In a nutshell, the Campfield phenomena exists because the Knox County Republicans are organized and have no conscience, while the Democrats have been disorganized and lacking in a pragmatic plan to defeat him. We’re working on it.

  2. Mary Wilson

    Thank you, SB. Since he is from West Knoxville, we ran an awesome candidate, an engineer in Oak Ridge, an Inventor, a family man who was experienced in creating JOBS and promoting East Tennessee. I personally made hundreds of calls to Stacey’s District where those answered phones with…’yeah, he sure is a nut’ and then thousands of dip sticks voted for ‘More Stacey…we want more Stacey. ‘
    I totally agree he is gay and is self-loathing. He dates girls occasionally so his admirers believe ‘he can’t be gay’.
    And I have yet to see or hear ONE of the super GOP/TEA, oh, so devout majority, say one friggin’ word against his public displays of shame.
    I have decided, with his yesterday’s super hatred aimed at the poor families who struggle to even feed their kids, much less buy them clothes, shoes and school supplies…that the ONLY demographic in TN that he doesn’ hate are circus animals that have proved to him that they aren’t gay. WE must find a candidate to run against him in 2014…maybe our Jesus can help us. After all, “Jesus loves the little children, all the children of the world”…Stacey Campfield does not love anybody’s children. Period.

  3. democommie

    Wow, Campfield is a carpetbagger? It’s not like you’re in danger of being a few nuts short of a pecan pie down there. OTOH, we still have uberdouchenozzle U.S. Rep Peter King up here.

  4. Roadmaster1968

    From someone originally from Central Upstate NY, I agree: Redneckery knows not the Mason-Dixon line.

  5. Right on lady. It is those who scream the loudest against something that 99% of the time “they” are guilty of the very thing. This is true. Camfield has a very limited agenda. Whe doesn’t he come up with a plan such as reducing polution, helping the poor? etc. etc

  6. A Boy Named Stacey – what do we expect. Got to show how tough you are, kick a puppy, steal some lunch money, do some gay bashing…

  7. democommie

    “What The Hell Is Wrong With Stacey Campfield”

    Is Assholery a covered “pre-existing” condition under Obamacare?

  8. Eykis

    Well, methinks @staceycampfield is ADVOCATING for more tragedies like this, less than 30 miles from the Tennessee Capitol~ http://www.wsmv.com/story/16213348/friends-say-classmate-killed-self-after-bullying

    RID TENNESSEE OF IDIOCY NOW~

  9. Min

    Personally, I think Stacey is so far back in the closet he can see Narnia.