Public Advocate of the U.S.
| It doesn't stop|
at the water's edge
“”All I do is take a position that is counter to what the establishment is thinking, and I know the truth of my position because it's based on what the average person really believes
Public Advocate of the U.S., or just Public Advocate, is an American
slush fund organization run by Eugene Delgaudio, part-time representative on the Board of Supervisors of Loudon County, Virginia, and full-time homophobe.
As far as anti-gay wingnut sites go, it's not the most batshit insane, but its frequent usage of the phrase "radical homosexual lobby", the most obviously loaded surveys that ever existed, paranoid tales of homofascists stalking his family, and incessant e-begging/fundraising gimmicks  all earn him a pretty high ranking on the relative craziness scoreboard.
About once a week (or more frequently, in some instances) ol' Eugene sends out an e-mail to all who signed up for his newsletter, probably unwittingly. In these he likes to do two things: rant about how the perverse radical homosexual lobby is destroying America, and ask for your generous donations -- about twenty times. Often these are accompanied by delusions of paranoia and grandeur, simultaneously ("...before every radical homosexual activist holds a copy of Public Advocate’s financial records in his conniving hands").
Here's an example of one (too long and rambling to reproduce here).
- There's a very powerful radical homosexual lobby in America that has literally unlimited funds that is working to destroy The Family© by legalizing same-sex marriage (gasp!), and sodomy (double gasp!) and bestiality in the US military.
- The Gasparilla Pirate Festival in Tampa is infiltrated by “radical homosexuals” seeking to exploit unsuspecting college students; complete with fully fictional and imaginary anecdotes. (This one went viral in 2010.)
- On the TSA's full-body security scans: “It's the federal employee's version of the Gay Bill of Special Rights ... That means the next TSA official that gives you an ‘enhanced pat down’ could be a practicing homosexual secretly getting pleasure from your submission.”
- "As homosexuals die off due to AIDS, the remaining AIDS carriers prey on children to replenish the Homosexual Community.”
- “I absolutely must find $73,575 before the end of next month to pay for printing, telephones, research, and postage.” (Repeated, with minor modifications, ad nauseam, every month, every year).
In the blogosphere
- Washington Post on Eugene Delgaudio
- Seriously, look at these
- "Urist, you have done so much for our cause. I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart. Today, I’m asking you to dig even deeper. I hope to count on you for at least $50 -- $100 or even $200 if you can afford it."
- U.S. Military degraded again
- Calling all radical homosexuals: take this survey!
- I get email
- Eugene Delgaudio's Perfect Scam