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HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Fred Karger, the first openly gay Republican presidential candidate in American politics, is making history again by releasing the first-ever campaign ad containing a gay kiss.
Karger, who has been shut out of all the presidential debates, has been running a humorous “Fred Who?” presidential campaign as he tours the nation to spread his message of fiscal conservatism and progressive social policies. Karger is pro-choice and in favor of marriage equality, which distinguishes him from GOP front-runner Mitt Romney.
The 30-second commercial called “Sexy Frisbee” will air in San Diego, Orange and Los Angeles counties. A slightly longer version, posted on Karger’s YouTube page, can be viewed below.
Karger is the only Californian running for President, and is hoping that the anti-Romney crowd and the more moderate Golden State voters will support him on California’s primary ballot on June 5. The turnout should be high in San Diego, where a very competitive mayoral race among four top contenders includes two gay Republicans (Carl DeMaio and Bonnie Dumanis).
“This is our biggest and most exciting commercial to date,” Karger said. “It ends with a gay kiss, a first for a Presidential campaign commercial. My friends Andrew Reynolds and Michael Aguirre have been together for 7 years and I really appreciate their history making smooch.
“This upbeat spot will kick off our grassroots campaigning in California. For the next six weeks we’ll be going all over the state giving away our popular Fred Frisbees and hearing from voters,” Karger said.