Texan who says Obama was a gay prostitute holds commanding lead in Board of Education vote
A former teacher who believes President Obama used to work as a gay prostitute seems well on her way to joining the Texas State Board of Education.
Mary Lou Bruner, a Republican candidate for the State Board of Education, has some unusual beliefs that have in no way inhibited her run. The District 9 candidate in the GOP primary has earned 48 percent of the vote in a three-person race. Despite a commanding lead, she fell just short of the 50 percent threshold necessary to avoid a runoff.
Bruner’s most frequently reported-on belief – that Obama “hasn’t come out of the closet about his own homosexual/bisexual background” – appeared in a Facebook post she wrote on Oct. 26, 2015. She stated that “Obama has a soft spot for homosexuals because of the years spent as a male prostitute in his twenties.”
However, this might not even be Bruner’s most outrageous conviction. Bruner, who says she has a masters of education and spent 36 years teaching in public schools before retiring in 2009, has written several Facebook posts that seem at odds with the idea of education.
Bruner has stated that:
- “School shootings started after the schools started teaching evolution.”
- “Many of the (sexual education) books which teachers read to your small children are not allowed in jails and prisons because of the bad effect the books have on the prisoners. These books stimulate children to experiment with sex.”
- “The Democrat Party had JFK killed because the socialists and Communists in the party did not want a conservative president.”
- “It is a goal of United Nations' Agenda 21 and the One World Order to reduce the population of the world by 2/3.”
If you’d like to read more of Bruner’s thoughts, Gawker has compiled many of them. You’ll also learn what she thinks about Ahmed Mohamed, aka “Clock Boy” ("Could Obama have been complicit in the scheme from the beginning?”), dinosaurs (they were on Noah’s Ark and died after the floods wiped out their vegetation), and Muslims, climate change and gay marriage (she’s not a fan). The educator has deleted all the posts, although she told Breitbart "I still believe my statements were accurate."
Bruner will face second-place candidate Keven Ellis, who receive just 31 percent of the vote, in a runoff in May. The Republican winner is expected to beat Democratic opponent Amanda Rudolph in the general election.