Videos From Ruben Diaz Sr.'s Anti-Gay Marriage Rally
Our intrepid Steven Thrasher went and scoped out state senator Ruben Diaz Sr.'s anti-gay marriage rally in the Bronx today. You know, the one cunningly timed to coincide with the annual AIDS Walk and with Diaz's own son's Bronx Week events.
The event's main speakers were Diaz and National Organization for Marriage president Brian Brown. Steven tells us the crowd was about 1000 strong, down from a high of around 20,000 in 2009.
The above video is really, really Jesus-y, but then this one is strangely festive:
Look for a full report of the bigot party from Steven here tomorrow. Also check out his Twitter feed, where he tweeted updates throughout the afternoon.
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