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Hey Tony! Can you please shut your piehole until November 3?!

Now is not the time for this…

Posted: September 16th, 2010 07:31 PM ET

From CNN Senior Political Editor Mark Preston

Washington (CNN) – A leading social conservative is sharply criticizing Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, for refusing to skip a fundraiser for a GOP gay and lesbian organization, suggesting that decisions such as this are why there has been backlash by the conservative base against the Republican establishment.

Cornyn declined a request by Family Research Council President Tony Perkins not to attend the Log Cabin Republican event scheduled to take place next week in the nation’s capital. Perkins said in a Sept. 13 letter that he found it "deeply troubling" the chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee would associate himself with the organization."

He goes to spout, ""What conservatives want to see is the election of those who will uphold the constitution and dial back expansive, expensive government. You don’t do that by helping groups like the LCR raise money to elect candidates who oppose most of what is in the Republican Party Platform."

So apparently Tony has such a problem with the Log Cabin Republicans that he felt compelled to attack Cornyn for not scorning them. And all this some 45 days before one of the most anticipated and important elections in modern history.

No. I do not agree with the FRC’s goal of a Federal Marriage Act. I personally have no issue with gay marriage whatsoever. I simply don’t see it as a threat to anyone or anything. However I respect the fact that many do not feel the same way. And I absolutely believe that they are entitled to their opinion on the issue, the FRC included.

What I do have an issue with is Tony Perkins mudslinging a leading Republican six short weeks before a major electoral date….because the man isn’t willing to shun a prominent Republican group. Frankly, I find that rather pathetic.

The ONLY thing that matters right now is Winning on November 2.

Someone needs to firmly pull Tony aside by his necktie and have a private discussion with him about Reagan’s 11th. It really shouldn’t have to be said, but if you don’t have anything good to say about a Republican than please have the courtesy of keeping your mouth shut until after the elections.

Regardless the issue.