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Gay Congressman Says Kids Are Fair Game

Barney Frank, one of two openly gay members of Congress and a prominent voice on gay rights, told the Associated Press that it’s okay to go after kids in a political campaign.

The AP reports that Frank is among is among the first Democrats to publicly say Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s family background should be fair game for campaign discussion.

Frank also said that Palin’s 17-year-old daughter’s out-of-wedlock pregnancy reflects the stresses and strains of modern everyday life.

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