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Booker’s Sexual Preference

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In Chasing New Jersey’s ongoing mission to keep and hold New Jersey Politicians accountable for their words and actions they decided to check in on Cory Booker who continues his tour, this time to Jersey City where he spoke about reforming the criminal justice system. 

The Chasers then invited Political Strategist Steve Some to the studio to discuss some of the media scrutiny Booker has received in the past 24 hours regarding his sexual preference.  Rumors have been swirling around for a while that Mayor Booker may be gay, and he’s even addressed this topic himself recently.  However, Some says, “He addressed it by not addressing it.  He’s being very ambiguous with regard to this issue rather than addressing it like other issues and one way or another, this is an issue that is punting.” 

The Chasers press the matter further and ask Some how a politician should approach a rumor like this and does it help him or hurt him in the polls.  Some said, “It could be a negative to the story with regard to the African American community which tends to be not as tolerant with regard to gay issues as other communities are and that could be a problem for him.”  

In the studio the chasers debate whether or not his sexual preference should matter in an election and what personal information should be disclosed when you are making a run for the Senate seat.  This is a hot topic that the Chasers will continue to follow.

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