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Karl Christian Rove (born December 25, 1950) is an American political consultant and policy advisor. He was Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff during the George W. Bush administration...

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Karl Rove Glittered in MN 10-7-2011

Karl Rove and Erik Paulsen Glitter Bombed at Anti-Gay Conference BLOOMINGTON, MN -- At the Minnesota Faith and Freedom Coalition strategy session about the upcoming ballot measure seeking to re-write the state constitution to ban marriages for same-sex couples, Republican Party hit-man Karl Rove, and congressman Erik Paulsen were showered with glitter by a group of equality advocates who call themselves "The Glitterati." The event was set to award Paulsen with a "Friend of the Family" award for his efforts to put the anti-family constitutional amendment on the ballot in Minnesota for 2012. "You're no friend to my family!" exclaimed Michael Cahill, as he showered Erik Paulsen with glitter. A few hours later Karl Rove was doused in glitter by a second glitterati member at a book signing at the same event. "Because of the hateful rhetoric of people like Erik Paulsen and Karl Rove, I was subjected to "reparative" therapy as a teenager. It's this sort of twisted belief and hateful language that motivates families across the country to push loved ones into harmful treatment, endangering their vitality and emotional stability in the process." Said Cahill "Let me be clear, we are going to continue these glitter actions so long as people like Rove, Reed, and Walker are doing everything they possibly can to make the lives of queer people worse." Egerman said. Egerman was detained by Bloomington police and security for two hours as Karl Rove initially decided to press assault <b>...</b>
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