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Lesbian Sister Helps O'Donnell Campaign

Lesbian Sister Helps O'Donnell Campaign


Christine O'Donnell may have made antigay comments and gay-baited her opponent for the Republican senate nomination, but that has not deterred her lesbian sister, Jennie O'Donnell, from moving to Delaware to support her campaign.

According to The New York Times, which profiled the Tea Party favorite on Saturday, Jennie O'Donnell believes that family bonds trump any antigay marks on her sister's record.

From the Times: "Ms. O'Donnell was joined Thursday by her oldest sister, Jennie, a lesbian who seems unbothered by Christine's past statements about homosexuals (they have an 'identity disorder,' she said in 2006) and has moved temporarily from Los Angeles to help on the campaign. 'Blood is thicker than politics,' explained Jennie, a self-described expert in the 'healing arts.' "

On the way to her upset primary defeat of Rep. Mike Castle, the O'Donnell campaign made the baseless claim that he was gay and cheating on his wife with a man.

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