Leo Varadkar visit to US - Day 2. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar (left), who is on an official visit to the United States, is accompanied by his partner Matt Barrett (right) as he stands in a group photograph with the US Vice President Mike Pence (second right) and the VP's sister Anne Pence Poynter at the VP's official residence in Washington DC. Picture date: Thursday March 14, 2019. See PA story IRISH Varadkar. Photo credit should read: Brian Lawless/PA Wire URN:41760391 (Press Association via AP Images)

Eire’s Taioseach Leo Varadkar (left), Mike Pence’s sister Ann, Pence, and Varadkar’s associate, Matt Barrett.

Eire’s brazenly homosexual prime minister met with America’s brazenly homophobic vp on Thursday. “Vice President Mike Pence invited me and Matt to his house on the Naval Observatory this morning,” Eire’s Taioseach Leo Varadkar tweeted. “It’s nice to be again right here for a extremely heat reception.” However some selection phrases had been saved for when the cameras had been on Pence. 

“I stand right here chief of my nation,” Varadkar mentioned to the viewers assembled on the residence, “flawed and human, however judged by my political actions and never by my sexual orientation, my pores and skin tone, gender or spiritual beliefs.” Pence was sitting to Varadkar’s instant proper, simply ft away. 

“I don’t imagine my nation is the one one on this planet the place this story is feasible,” he continued. “It’s present in each nation the place freedom and liberty are cherished. We’re in spite of everything, all god’s kids. That’s true of the US as effectively, the land and residential of the courageous and free.” However it’s additionally true that the vp’s spouse works at a college that bans individuals like Varadkar and his associate, Matt Barrett.

The identical Pence that defended that bigotry was additionally seen chatting with Barrett earlier than posing for pictures. It actually so completely sums up the large phony that’s Pence, and what a whole joke it’s to imagine this administration is in any approach pro-LGBTQ (cough Maggie Haberman cough). Do not forget that whereas Pence is smiling for the cameras, the administration he’s pledged his fealty to is busy implementing state-sanctioned hate.

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