Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum amplified his support for  ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ yesterday, conjuring up a graphic image to make his argument for the discriminatory policy.

Speaking on Fox News Sunday, the former Pennsylvania senator used the image of gay men showering with straight men in the military to explain his support for DADT.

At one point during the tense interview, news anchor Chris Wallace played a clip of Santorum from a recent GOP primary debate, in which he stated the repeal of DADT was an improper injection of ‘social policy’ into the military. 

Santorum explained to Wallace: ‘The problem is that sexual activity with people who you are in close quarters with who happen to be of the same sex is different than being open about your sexuality.’

Wallace asked if the politician was suggesting gay soldiers would ‘go after’ their colleagues. 

‘They’re in close quarters, they live with people, they obviously shower with people,’ he said.

 

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