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Indiana GOP Lawmaker Trolls Craigslist Ads For… (You Can Guess)

needs moar diaperz.Indiana state Rep. Phillip Hinkle has never read the news, or the Internet, or the writing on the wall that overwhelmingly suggests, “If you are a Republican lawmaker picking up gay hookers on Craigslist, you will be caught, naked and ashamed.” Hinkle ran into trouble after soliciting a gay Craigslist prostitute who balked during their encounter when Hinkle oh-so-casually mentioned he was a state legislator. When the hooker tried to leave, Hinkle grabbed him somewhere naughty to prevent him from going out before inexplicably offering the 18-year-old man his personal iPad, Blackberry and $100 (hottt gay mugging fantasy?). “Here are my bank records, my wife’s phone number, a few of my attempts at homoerotic poetry, a cellphone video of the Filipino guy who broke my heart last summer and my favorite photo of the Pope. Feel free to forward all of these things to the first newspaper you find on the way home.” Romantic! And so did Hinkle’s family eventually start to call this BlackBerry, looking for him?

The escort’s older sister picked the young man up at the hotel where the tryst was taking place after he called her telling her that he was scared. (WE WOULD BE, TOO.) Hinkle’s wife eventually started to call.

From IndyStar.com:

Megan Gibson said that on the drive back, she began receiving a series of calls on the BlackBerry, including one from a woman who said she was Hinkle’s wife.

“I was like, ‘Your husband is gay,’ ” Megan said. “And then she was like, ‘You have the wrong person.’ ”

Megan read her the email address: phinkle46 @comcast.net.

The line went silent.

“Just for a couple seconds,” Megan Gibson said, “and the first thing she said was, ‘Please don’t call the police.’ “

And then the rest of Hinkle’s family began calling and harassing and demanding proof of all the sexytime and offering money to keep quiet. What did we ever do with our news days before Craigslist? [IndyStar.com]

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  • YasserArraFeck

    Yawn….get back to me when a GOP pol tries to pick up a female hooker. Now, that's news.

    • loulouroo

      You mean, WITHOUT wearing a diaper? I guess that leaves Vitter out…

      • horsedreamer_1

        Chris Lee, at least I won't forget you.

  • SexySmurf

    a gay Craigslist prostitute who balked during their encounter when Hinkle oh-so-casually mentioned he was a state legislator.

    Even gay Craigslist prostitutes have their standards.

    • MildMidwesterner

      Hinkle could have had a good time if only the Indiana Republicans hadn't tried to bust up the "service workers" union.

    • Tundra Grifter

      SS: You beat me to it.

      However, on a more serious Friday morning note, this tale is really, really sad.

      • V572 Coif of Destiny

        You're so right. We hardly even need to go look to see that this guy is a staunch opponent of gay marriage, the gay agenda, etc. Even hypocrites need love.

        But here is this great stateman's single greatest distinction: "In the 2006 legislative session, Representative Hinkle worked on House Enrolled Act 1013, which he co-authored, that created the new "In God We Trust" license plates."

  • metamarcisf

    Rep. Hinkle's response to this setup was "I am aware of a shakedown taking place" which may or may not replace "I am not a crook" in the great Republican lexicon of history. This is also the man who created the "In God We Trust" license plate in the Hoosier State.

    • EatsBabyDingos

      In God We Trust; all others pay cash or Blackberries.

    • ejcsanfran

      And by "shakedown" he meant "rusty trombone."

    • PristinePantalones

      Can't make this shit up. No matter how hard you try.

  • FlyOverGirl

    Just another hanging chad.

    • jqheywood

      You win post of the morning! Many upfists…

  • MARCdMan

    Wonder how many GOP legislators get away with it because they don't inexplicably hand over expensive pieces of traceable technology to their rentboys?

    • SexySmurf

      Must…resist…temptation…ALL OT THEM, KATIE!

      • PristinePantalones

        Go for it. We were all thinking it anyway.

  • Not_So_Much

    Could the Wonkbot put up a scoreboard so we can keep track of each party's slutbags, and maybe some whore diamonds denoting whether it was dirty, naughty straight sex or Larry Craig dirty, naughty, nastyboy, naughty, naughty gay sex? Getting hard to keep track.

    • Limeylizzie

      Nice sentence break there, my friend!

      • FraAnima

        "Getting hard…"

      • Not_So_Much

        I know. In my defense, this was pre-coffee and I hadn't limbered up my 'period finger' yet.

        • Limeylizzie

          That's sounds all kinds of nasty as well, you are like the Wonkette's Mrs. Malaprop today.

          • Not_So_Much

            That one I blame on the tequila. Hmmm, perhaps I should run for office since apparently nothing is ever my fault?

          • PristinePantalones

            Go for it. You can't possibly be any worse than the current lineup. Can you?

    • loulouroo

      I think Rachel Maddow had an "ickyness" chart.

    • http://www.gurukalehuru.wordpress.com gurukalehuru

      Republicans: about 5 million
      Democrats: 3 or 4

      • Jukesgrrl

        But the three or four Democrats get ALL the attention because of the pretty female hookers who will do interviews for FOX.

        God forbid FOX viewers would clap eyes on a male hooker no matter what he looks like, but if boobies and come-hither looks are included, FOX can't give them enough airtime. I even suspect that's where they get their anchorbabes.

    • Callyson

      This one goes through 2008, for a historical background: http://www.republicanoffenders.com/
      And this one has 2011, so it appears to be updated regularly (*there's* a full time job): http://www.dkosopedia.com/wiki/Republican_Sex_Sca

    • PristinePantalones

      I think DKos maintains a lengthy wiki of offending Repuglycan't politicians who have sinned. Don't know if anyone maintains one for the Demonrats, but it's fairly slim pickins on that side of the fence. Nothing like Helen Chenoweth or Duke Cunningham, I'm afraid.

    • Redhead

      Don't forget whether it was consensual or not, whether it involved weapons or not, and whether the other person was an adult or not.

      • Biel_ze_Bubba

        It's only a matter of time before we need a data field for whether the other party was a person.

        • PristinePantalones

          Sweet Jezus!

  • http://ifthethunderdontgetya.blogspot.com/ ifthethunderdontgetya

    Good grief.

    These clowns must want to be caught.

    If only Charles Krauthammer could manage to get it up… (yeah, his column in today's War Criminal Post is that bad).
    ~

    • metamarcisf

      At least Krauthammer stands for something.

      • freakishlywrong

        Oh dear.

      • Pragmatist2

        Heavens to Betsy! Standing for something is no great accomplishment. All you have to do is write a declarative sentence. Hitler stood for something. Stalin stood for something. Krauthammer stands for something.
        Hell, you stand for something and you are pretty much worthless.

        • Lascauxcaveman

          …at least it's an ethos.

        • Indiepalin

          You know who else stood for something?

          • An_Outhouse

            Stephen Hawking?

          • An_Outhouse

            Robert T. Ironside ?

          • NotYerGaryBusey

            I hear FDR stood for something. In public at least.

          • mog253

            About ten minutes

          • GOPCrusher

            Christopher Reeve?

          • http://facethesuncastnoshadow.wordpress.com/ Mumbletypeg

            Martha Dumptruck?

          • Callyson

            Genghis Khan?

          • PristinePantalones

            DAMN IT!!! Even when I don't guess "Hitler," someone beats me to whatever I DID guess. I haz a sad.

          • PristinePantalones

            Chingiz Khan? Or is it Hitler again?

          • Angry_Marmot
          • Nostrildamus

            Jean-Paul Sartre?

      • PristinePantalones

        Apart from misogyny, vindictiveness, vileness, bile, mean spite, and general rottenness of character, you mean?

    • PristinePantalones

      And the reason it's that bad is, he hasn't been able to have an erection for decades now. SOMEone must suffer!!

    • glamourdammerung

      Krauthammer is a cripple due to his own poor judgement. Why that would qualify him to suggest how our political system should be arranged is beyond me.

  • glamourdammerung

    Indiana GOP Lawmaker Trolls Craigslist Ads For… (You Can Guess)

    Teh cock?
    Teh cock?
    Teh cock?

    I am assuming we get three guess and do not have to phrase the answer in the form of a question.

    • jus_wonderin

      "I'll take 'teh cock" for one hundred and a blackberry, Alex."

      • Lascauxcaveman

        And you could have, except you didn't post on Craigslist.

  • http://ifthethunderdontgetya.blogspot.com/ ifthethunderdontgetya

    What if Hinkle's family called him demanding money in exchange for silence?

    That would make sense, actually.
    ~

  • widestanceshakedown

    Twink'll Sink A Little Hinkle

    And as always, the cherry on top of this mess is that he used a totally traceable communication mode, so we can all have our Hinkle today.

    I've now updated my screen name to honor this cock-gobbling patriot.

  • EatsBabyDingos

    Reminds me of the Fairfax City catholic school, St Leo the Great, and their little happy bumper magnets that exclaim "FEEL OUR PRIDE!" I think they are just advertising to get new priests, but that's just me.

  • Ducksworthy

    Was there meth involved? Prayer? Santorum? These details are all still waiting to be revealed.

  • DemonicRage

    What was this guy's position on the raising-the-debt-ceiling or we will push the country off a cliff debate? Thank you Republicans for keeping the rest of the country so well amused!

  • littlebigdaddy

    After the recent deviations from the norm, I am glad to see the GOP is back to true form. Although I am wondering why this guy didn't get arrested for DUI?

  • EatsBabyDingos

    Another Rat Phink.

    • DahBoner

      Rat finks are into Phish, now?

    • PristinePantalones

      That's a Rat "PhinkLE" to you, sir or madman.

  • LabRodent

    What happen to the good ole days when you had to go to a interstate reststop to solicit Gay Male hookers. Times they be a changing.

    • OzoneTom

      Gotta give the guy credit for trying to reduce his carbon footprint.

      • flamingpdog

        You get even more points for carpooling to a three-way.

      • PristinePantalones

        I don't think this was aimed at his footprint so much as some other body part he was trying to reduce. Tumescence is a delightful word/state.

    • YouBetcha

      Who would have thought that something Al Gore invented would be the undoing of the Republican party?
      (raises hand)

    • Angry_Marmot

      Rest stops were closed by the budget cuts. Shared sacrifice!

  • elviouslyqueer

    Asked what he meant by shakedown, Hinkle would not elaborate. He directed further questions to his attorney.

    Shakedown, Rusty Trombone… potato, potahtoe.

    • Biel_ze_Bubba

      Isn't that what you do when you're finishing up at a urinal?

      • OzoneTom

        Though it's a "Dutch rudder" if someone helps you.

    • Fare la Volpe

      It's really too bad he couldn't be from Ohio or Tennessee, because I have a sackful of Cleveland Steamer jokes just waiting to be let loose.

  • LesBontemps

    Today we are all gay Craigslist prostitutes.

    • elviouslyqueer

      Well, I never! Oh, wait.

    • sezme

      Except gay prostitutes have consensual buttsex and get paid for it. The rest of us keep getting surprise-screwed by the Grand Old Party and are left to clean up the mess. Dammit, I want my iPad!

      • genxr

        I'd like to remove my ad, please.

      • PristinePantalones

        Gimme fancy electronics and MONEY, dood, and ease up on the butthurt.

      • BTWBFDIMHO

        For an IPad 2, maybe, for an IPad 1, never!

    • Tundra Grifter

      For most of us, that would probably result in a raise in pay.

    • http://whatthefuckhasgopdonesofar.com/ Suq Madiq

      What, who told you?! Oh, ha ha. Nice 'joke' there.

    • Fare la Volpe

      "Today"?

    • emmelemm

      Today we are all gay Craiglist prostitutes. Tomorrow, a few of us may revert to being straight Craigslist prostitutes.

      • PristinePantalones

        Tomorrow we go back to our usual prostitutin'.

    • BTWBFDIMHO

      We are all Homo Sapiens after all.

  • Rotundo_

    The whole live boy dead girl nature of Republican sex scandals has reached a point where one just sort of chuckles and moves along to the next article. These days you just assume they're closeted and alcoholic and when you find out otherwise you're surprised. There must be some sort of genetic variant that produces "Roy Cohn Syndrome" in this bunch, e.g. virulent self loathing bastards who get into politics to inflict punishment on people.

    • GOPCrusher

      At least he didn't tweet his junk, or there would be some real outrage.

    • TheSheriffsNear

      Not so much a genetic as a psychological archetype.

      Thanks to Carl Jung for depth psychology and the concept of the "shadow"!

  • baconzgood

    Ring—-ring—-ring

    "Ahoy hoy?"

    "You better not be fucking some boytoy you found on Craigslist again"

  • DashboardBuddha

    Hmmm…something's hinkey with Hinkle
    He likes showers golden when you tinkle
    Yes, something's hinkey with Hinkle.

    And in other GOP sexytime related news, Peter Kinder says that the lesbian lover he hungered for is lying. I say he's going Weiner and soon physical evidence appear.
    http://www.kansascity.com/2011/08/12/3071945/miss

    • Swampgas_Man

      Well, he IS trying to represent the Show Me state. . . .

  • freakishlywrong

    “I was like, ‘Your husband is gay,’ ”

    That. That there is the line of day. Possibly the week. Fuck it; August.

    • baconzgood

      "& she was like 'nutuh'. And I was all like 'yahuh'. Then she was all like 'no way'. Then I called Cindy and we went to the mall"

      • freakishlywrong

        "I'm sure. The mall. I'm sure"

        • Geminisunmars

          Seriously? The mall?

          • freakishlywrong

            Cha!

      • http://whatthefuckhasgopdonesofar.com/ Suq Madiq

        And all the republicans are like 'yeah, whatevuh!'

    • Tundra Grifter

      To which statement the only proper reply: "And your point is?"

      • freakishlywrong

        I just love the balls on that Megan. The minute the lady says "I'm his wife". There was no dinner, no movie, just; "Your husband is gay".

        • MozakiBlocks

          Hell, let's elect Megan to Congress.

          • PristinePantalones

            Sounds like she has a lot more feeling for the downtrodden underdog than Mr. Hincky ever did.

        • finallyhappy

          He's not gay- he just likes to have sex with men. Isn't that what Ted Haggard said?

          • GregComlish

            My recollection is that Ted claimed he was just an innocent meth-addicted bisexual masturbation guy.

          • comrad_darkness

            Who loved Jebus, so that makes the rest irrelevant.

            Kind of like Bush and torture.

    • PristinePantalones

      It's a line most Republican wives dread hearing, I suppose. Let's hope it gets a LOT of play this month. Michele, I'm talking to YOU HERE.

  • SorosBot

    Well it sounds like there was a shakedown taking place, but Rep. Hinkle was the one doing the shaking; so instead of just a gay prostitute scandal he's got the threats and attempted forced bribery.

    • not that Dewey

      That's a common Republican ploy, like Fox News saying "somebody needs to do something about all this hacking".

  • baconzgood

    "I'm trying to get to the bottom of everything" Nugent said.

    So was Phillip. HEYOOO!

    • PristinePantalones

      That was a LOL line.

  • Come here a minute

    You may see it as, “If you are a Republican lawmaker picking up gay hookers on Craigslist, you will be caught, naked and ashamed,” but to me it sounds like, "There are probably a hell of a lot of Republican lawmakers picking up gay hookers on Craigslist, who are not getting caught, despite their shame of being naked with a man."

    • not that Dewey

      So, the glass is half-full?

  • jus_wonderin

    Gave him a Blackberry? Is that some new fangled technique we could learn from Phil??

  • hagajim

    Hinkle Hinkle little fag….I wonder why you're not in drag….if he leaves go grab his cock……

    I don't have enough energy for this today….another Republican, another gay dude…I don't know why this guy just didn't call Larry Craig.

    • Geminisunmars

      You know — been there, done that.

    • GregComlish

      how about finishing with:

      "or jerk off with his dirty gym sock"

  • littlebigdaddy

    I think "Hinkle" needs to be the Urban Dictionary word of the day. V., tr. "To grab a teenage gay hooker by the dick in hopes of keeping him from going to the media."

    • Selfish_T

      "$80 up front, but no tip if I end up having to Hinkle you."

  • WhatTheHeck

    Washington is broken. He was just trying to patch it up one hole at a time.

  • bureaucrap

    This seems to happen so often that it's not even fun to gloat anymore. "GOP Legislator Sucks Cock" has become the proverbial "Dog Bites Man" story of the Internets.

    • petehammer

      So, like "Cock sucks GOP Legislator?"

      Actually, I'm sure they've come up with a way for that to happen, given that they are so busy doing nothing else.

    • PristinePantalones

      You have it wrong. It should be "Anti-gay GOP Legislator Sucks Cock." If they're pro-gay or neutral, I could care less if they're munching dicks by the bagful. It's when they don't want to SHARE all that wonderful dick they're cramming into every orifice every chance they get — it's the selfishness and hypocrisy that bothers me.

  • http://theblueelite.blogspot.com simplyblue7

    Gay prostitutes really have it rough

    • freakishlywrong

      I know. Look at the assholes they gotta schtup. Oy.

  • FakaktaSouth

    How annoying. I know when I call my husband's cell and get his gay hooker's sister my first thought is always like, god damn, I bet she's gonna call the cops…

    • http://whatthefuckhasgopdonesofar.com/ Suq Madiq

      If you call your husband's cell and his gay hooker's sister answers…you might be a Republican politician's wife.

      • Biel_ze_Bubba

        "Your husband is a Republican."

        "Aieeeeeeeee!"

    • PristinePantalones

      Yaknow, when you put it that way … here's what I'm wondering. If you've been married to someone for 30, 40 years, chances are, you know every skeleton in their closet, right? So you probably know that your pretty fucking gay husband has a night out with the boytoys every once in a while. Where do the cops enter into it? Unless he has a kink that involves something illegal, there really is no there there. So why the fear that the boytoy will call the cops? Something tells me there's more to this story.

    • Guppy06

      Why, it's almost as if this wasn't the first time she's had a rentboy's sister answer her husband's cell phone on her.

      • Biel_ze_Bubba

        My thought exactly. Exact transcript is closer to "Oh jeez, not again … please don't call the cops."

  • Lucidamente1

    "Well, son, now that the U.S. Congress has abolished its Page program, you'll be pleased to know that the Indiana Legislature still has theirs. Why don't you come over here and I'll show you how a bill is introduced."

    • Fare la Volpe

      He shoved that filibuster right down the crack of that poor boy's rotunda.

  • SayItWithWookies

    Hinkle ran into trouble after soliciting a gay Craigslist prostitute who balked during their encounter when Hinkle oh-so-casually mentioned he was a state legislator.

    Oh please tell me there was a spit-take.

    • jus_wonderin

      "mentioned he was a state legislator"???

      Yeah, that gets the libido thumpin'. I always say I am an astronaut.

    • Come here a minute

      He was probably looking to get the state legislator volume discount.

    • Biel_ze_Bubba

      "I'm a Republican politician" is the last thing he wanted to hear, if he hoped to keep his gay prostiution biz out of the public eye — and his fears were justified.

  • Gorillionaire

    Probably that's what he says everytime he's getting ready to blow his load: "I'm a state legislator!!!!!"

    • Fare la Volpe

      My safe word is "Republican."

      • gvvt

        probably a bad choice – or is that some of that irony stuff?

  • http://facethesuncastnoshadow.wordpress.com/ Mumbletypeg

    Yech. I just read that entire thing, and shouldn't be surprised how it went down, but still my "Sick Sad World"-o-Meter's needle flexed toward cracking the glass, and my belly feels like it's digesting a shit sandwich washed down with Texan cesspool mud.

    • Swampgas_Man

      "Texans forced to consume own sewage" did that for me.

    • comrad_darkness

      Really? I giggle hysterically and read it aloud to the family.

  • http://thethingsrepublicanshate.com/ Chillwaver

    Republican. Christian. Family Values.

    Btw, has anyone said "the bitch set me up!" yet?

    • spinozasgod

      I believe the word "shakedown" has been used….

      • littlebigdaddy

        Crappiest Grateful Dead song ever.

  • Nopantsmcgee

    I feel sorry for Hinkle, actually. I don't know if he's a Christianist hypocrite or not, but from reading the story, all I have is pity for him. And I think he got railroaded.

    I'm all for sex-for money situation. Free market and stuff, and Hinkle looks like he was fairly paying for a service.

    All the more reason prostitution should be legal and regulated and monitored.

    • jus_wonderin

      Monitored? Just don't film it.

      • Nopantsmcgee

        You're no fun.

    • AJWjr.

      He co-authored the bill that created those annoying "In God we Trust" license plates.

      • Biel_ze_Bubba

        Little did we know, it's a reference to how one hopes to avoid exposure while patronizing Craigslist gay hookers.

        • Lascauxcaveman

          His God kinda dropped the ball on this one, din't he?

          • PristinePantalones

            Either that or Gawd's as sick and tired of his hypocritical bullshit as the rest of us, and decided today was the day.

          • Biel_ze_Bubba

            God: "Time to bust this prick. I don't have eternity. Oh wait, I do… ahh, fuck it. The wife dials in 3, 2, 1…"

          • PristinePantalones

            Wanna collaborate on the script?

    • SorosBot

      Did you read the full article? The kid was not a professional prostitute but having sex for money for the first time after Hinkle offered it to him; and after he got cold feet and decided he didn't want to go through with it, it sounds like Hinkle trapped him and pretty much tried to rape him, which is why he had to call his sister for help. No sympathy for the creep.

      • Nopantsmcgee

        Why didn't Hinkle stop him from making the phone call? I doubt that part of the story altogether. You do not often see 60-plus year old men over powering a 19 year old kid.

        And I don't get why finding our he was a legislator would make the kid re-think all this. Really? I can see it if Hinkle was an off-duty cop or something.

        Somethings missing from this story.

        But, then again, as funny as it is and was, I think Larry Craig should have fought his charges. I know why he didn't of course, but excuse me? How do you prosecute someone becasue they "tapped their toes" and his hand glided under the stall?

        I'd love to see a good defender take up Craig's case and win it. Not that it would have helped his Senate career but still.

    • mog253

      In a different world Hinkle could live a happy life with his choice of husband or wife and his elected office, but wait – he doesn't believe in that, so this is what he gets.

    • emmelemm

      I do get what you're saying, but this shithead is right there doing his damndest to strip gay people of their rights, all while fucking dudes on the down low. It is the rankest hypocrisy imaginable and he truly does not deserve sympathy in any way, shape or form.

    • Negropolis

      Railroaded after he sexually assaulted someone for not blowing him? Really, your sympathy is misplaced, my friend. In fact, I'm a bit angry you choose this case to take a stand on. Sick. I'm sure you think DSK is being treated unfairly, too.

    • comrad_darkness

      To a teenager, the authorities are the authorities. I totally see why he panicked.

      My favorite part of this story is the sister going verbally all out to protect her brother.

      • PristinePantalones

        Kickass sister. Everybody should have one or two.

  • http://www.wonkette.com ChurchofRealism

    At this rate, we will never make it to Cock-tober.

    • qwerty42

      Let alone Blow-vember

      • Biel_ze_Bubba

        Or even Schtuptember.

        • PristinePantalones

          Biely, baby, you got that stuff down cold.

        • horsedreamer_1

          I can see former Green Day tour-mates Pansy Division reworking GD's song as "Wake me up when Schtuptember ends…"

          • Biel_ze_Bubba

            ♫♪ Try to remember
            The kind of Schtuptember…

  • johnnymeatworth

    I love a news story with a "happy ending…."

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4r7wHMg5Yjg ProgressiveInga

    "The emails, sent from Hinkle's publicly listed personal address…"
    Someone should give these old closet cases a lesson in how the interwebs work. And the definition of 'social', as in 'social media'. You'd have to start with, "OK, remember 'party lines'? Well….."

    • jus_wonderin

      LOL. Party Line. Actually, I remember them. And when Mom ordered from the Sears Catalog she'd give the item number as "A, as in apple, M, as in Mary, T, as in Tale. One, Nine, Two, Seven." Then, repeated about 5 times.

    • Geminisunmars

      3/4 of the Wonketterrs just went "Wha? Party line? Is that something you snort with company?"

      • SorosBot

        I still see ads for party lines on late-night UHF, and wonder how the fuck they're still in business in the internet age.

        • Geminisunmars

          UHF is still around too?

      • Fare la Volpe

        Hey, some of us still watch Pillow Talk.

        • Geminisunmars

          Yes, some of us are very very very old.

          • GOPCrusher

            I'm still trying to wrap my head around the fact that there are people on this planet that never experienced men landing on the Moon, or the nightly body count as given by Walter Cronkite.

          • Biel_ze_Bubba

            Tell me about it. I'm stuggling to educate my teen daughter about the dark ages of music BiT (Before iTunes). Kids do know about the Beatles, mostly through some process of osmosis, but that's about it. (She's got some Benny Goodman on her iPod now, so there's hope.)

  • http://www.wonkette.com ManchuCandidate

    Pretend he's straight
    Sings show tunes…
    Ignore the longing looks when he stares at man ass
    But what it is, is something true
    Made up of these three words that I must say to you

    I just called to say he's not gay
    I just called to say how much he's straight
    I just called to say he's not gay
    And I mean it from the delusions of my heart

  • raygotaway

    Ok, this one is just too easy. Sooooo . . . .

  • DahBoner

    "When the hooker tried to leave, Hinkle grabbed him somewhere naughty to prevent him from going out…"

    What day is today? Friday?

    Just another day chock full of "Republican Family Values"…

    • FlyOverGirl

      Gawd bless 'meruh-ca.

  • Lionel[redacted]Esq

    You know, with all of those old stories of Republicans meeting in smoked filled rooms, I didn't know they were smoking cock.

  • proudgrampa

    The stupid continues to amaze.

  • Lionel[redacted]Esq

    Really, given that the Republicans have been fucking the country up the ass for several generations, is this a surprise?

    • scorpsav

      there was no reference to anal sex. He prolly just wanted to play with the boys peepee. Are we sure this boy was 18 yet?

  • Ducksworthy

    Good thing there were'nt poopy diapers involved. Then he might have to resign. Or not.

  • Lionel[redacted]Esq

    This is just going to give Marcus Bachmann ideas.

    • phlox✔

      Marcus says: "He's ruining it for the rest of us!"

  • UpstateYorkee

    '"I'm trying to get to the bottom of everything involved," Nugent said.'

    Ha ha!

  • EatsBabyDingos

    Prior gay escorts say he likes to exclaim "Hoosier Daddy Hoosier Daddy" during sexytime.

  • stew1

    "On the website, he also notes he was a co-author of the bill that created the "In God We Trust" license plate."

    Of course he was.

    • freddymcmurray

      In Dog We Thrust

      (ala Santorum ManDogLove™)

  • http://whatthefuckhasgopdonesofar.com/ Suq Madiq

    Maybe if these guys (and it's always the guys) fucked who they wanted, when they wanted without having to prove how straight and/or how many babies they make/deliver they wouldn't be so goddamned uptight and concerned about everyone else's private lives.

    • Geminisunmars

      Ya, and if my uncle were my aunt. . . oh wait.

    • Nostrildamus

      But if they can't skapegoat some great moral enemy, they'd never get elected in the first place. Catch-22.

  • http://Wonkette.com ProudLibunatic

    Thanks for replacing my dread, (how will the spineless Dems capitulate today?), with this feel-good story!
    I heart you, Wonkette!

    • GOPCrusher

      It's too bad that these ass bandits don't leave public life in shame to perhaps take up a career in a can collection center or commit suicide in a garage in a running car while wearing a ballerina's outfit, then the rest of us could get on with the business of repairing the damage that they've done.

  • x111e7thst

    Hinkle just needs to explain that he was actually hiking the Appalachian Trail, and that anyway Dr Marcus has healed him (using patented Fix-a-Fag technology).

    • jus_wonderin

      But, you only have to pay shipping and handling, right?

      • Ducksworthy

        Its the handling that gets expensive. So much handling.

  • Limeylizzie

    Totally OT, but this is such a fantastic idea.
    http://schakowsky.house.gov/index.php?option=com_

    • http://facethesuncastnoshadow.wordpress.com/ Mumbletypeg

      the link gives me an error message. What is this 'fantastic idea' of which you speak? Please say it's slightly leaning more toward positive than the subversive we've been dosed with of late…

      • http://loljazzcatz.blogspot.com/ Chet Kincaid

        The link works for me.

        • Biel_ze_Bubba

          If you give it time … why is the House web host overloaded?
          Or do I even want to know?

        • Limeylizzie

          Of course it works for you, my links are always good and juicy for you, ChetKincaid.

      • Limeylizzie

        Try this or go to Jan Schakowsky's website. It's genius , very FDR.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JzAVwSZrjV8&feature=player_embedded

    • x111e7thst

      I think Jan is kind of hot. Does that make me weird?

      • Limeylizzie

        Not at all, she is very charming and has beautiful eyes.

    • AJWjr.

      I also liked Rachel's idea last night–approve every request for stimulus funds made by the teabaggers. They're all for it privately, but in public they'll say anything to diss Hopey. Fuck 'em, give 'em the money, and loudly.

      • freakishlywrong

        I love that. Steve Benen wants to call it the "The Bachmann Stimulus". Which would blow those crazy eyes right out of their sockets.

        • GOPCrusher

          The other day, Bachmann was asked how she would fix health care, and she described a plan that was identical to Medicare.

          • Geminisunmars

            If I thought she knew what she was saying and/or meant it, I'd vote for her. Talk about cognitive dissonance. I have a headache now.

    • http://johnnyzhivago.blogspot.com johnnyzhivago

      I still think we should build that wormhole portal thing from the movie "Contact", I mean we have the plans for it, and at $500 billion it would solve most of the unemployment problem in the space travel industry. Plus it would give us the ability to ship the GOP into another galaxy.

      • PristinePantalones

        I was all "tl;dr" until I saw "ship the GOP into another galaxy." Where do I sign up?

    • Geminisunmars

      Oh no! Re-education camps! Socialgizm.

      • PristinePantalones

        Or "social jism" if you're a repuglycan't.

    • http://www.frso.org/index.htm 4TheTurnstiles

      I'm attracted to brainy people, self-confident older women, and tough strong broads. Schakowsky is all three. I think I'm in love.

    • freakishlywrong

      It's fantastic, it's what we need and it would go a long way towards bettering the country and the job situation. Look for every Republican to vote "nay".

      • Geminisunmars

        They'd say nay without even bothering to see what's in the bill.

  • http://www.gurukalehuru.wordpress.com gurukalehuru

    Phillip Hinkle
    put his winkle
    in the stinkle
    he was outed
    when he shouted
    I AM YOUR STATE LEGISLATOR
    twinkie said "I'll see you later"
    Phillip Hinkle
    grabbed his dinkle…

    and that's all i've got

    • stew1

      Wee Willie Hinkle?

  • jus_wonderin

    Megan Gibson said Hinkle's response was: "You just ruined me."


    "Ah, Miss Gibson, this is all your fault, not mine", said Hinkle

    • widestanceshakedown

      Look, if you want to get ruined, that's gonna be extra.

      • Negropolis

        WIN

    • Mahousu

      Well, yeah, he didn't ask for any girl to be there.

  • user-of-owls

    Tomorrow's New York Daily News headline:

    Twink Thinks Hink Stinks!

    • LesBontemps

      Win.

    • http://Wonkette.com ProudLibunatic

      Or the Post.
      (Thanks, Rupert!)

  • Limeylizzie

    Oh look…

    According to Project Vote Smart, Hinkle is against same-sex marriage, and carries the endorsement of the National Rifle Association. Hinkle, 64, has been in state legislature since 2000 and co-authored a bill to create a license plate inscribed with "In God We Trust."

    “Indiana has no openly gay state legislators and provides no legal rights for LGBT people. Hinkle [and others] recently voted to pass a constitutional amendment to ban same-​sex marriage and civil unions," political blogger Bil Browning pointed out.

    • freakishlywrong

      It really is a version of "he who smelt it dealt it" with these assholes, isn't it?

      • Ducksworthy

        Also explains Santorum's obsession with ghey sex acts.

  • Buckminster

    Dear Douche,

    Thank you for ruining my mid morning snack.

    Sincerely,
    Buckminster

  • grouchygay

    There should be some sort of fund started, to find out what politicians are closet gays, and out them. En masse, once a year, as new ones are added. It could be a federal holiday. Rip off the bandaid instead of torturously peeling it back a little bit at a time all year.

  • stew1

    In the words of Elvis Costello, "I used to be disgusted, now I'm just amused."

    • Come here a minute

      Hinkle would like to see you in your red shoes (and nothing else).

  • MozakiBlocks

    Well the country may have gone to hell in a handbasket during the whole debt ceiling fandango and we're all fucked, but at least we're back to regular "If it's Friday, a GOP hypocrite got caught with his pants down" here on teh Wonkette.

    I, for one, am grateful for that.

    • freakishlywrong

      I still miss our comics and our utter demolition of anything written by Peggington Nooningshire.

      • PristinePantalones

        And Sara Benincasa.

  • Dr_Zoidberg

    'Wow, what a surprise!' I say, not at all sarcastically.

  • OneYieldRegular

    "Please don't call the police"???

    Good lord. What a bizarre level of sexual terror that response represents. I can't help but think of the Beavis & Butthead episode where Beavis imitates a static-y police radio and exclaims, "One Adam 12! One Adam 12! There's whores in the city!"

  • NotMother

    “and the first thing she said was, ‘Please don’t call the police.’ " Well, the new 2012 campaign slogan is pretty bumper sticker-y.

  • proudgrampa

    PLEASE DON'T CALL THE POLICE! / I'm trying to get to the bottom of everything! 2012

  • PristinePantalones

    So, is this a concerted effort on the part of the Republican Party to ensure that they never again get elected for diddly-squat? Or what? Or is it just drugs in the water that are turning (ONLY) our Republican politicians GHEY?

  • a_pink_poodle

    Come back when a GOP politician attempts to or gets into a sexual liaison with a member of the opposite sex.

  • bflrtsplk

    Maybe this is a stupid question, but here goes. If the GOP ultra-males are so interested in boy sex, why are they so anti-gay?

    • proudgrampa

      Cognitive dissonance?

    • HelmutNewton

      Self-loathing, extrapolated to society at large.

    • Doktor Zoom

      Cleverly* hiding their tracks.

      ——————————-

      *They think.

    • Biel_ze_Bubba

      Get yourself a copy of "Citizen Cohn".

      • PristinePantalones

        Thanks for the recommendation. Not that I need to read it (being well aware of homophobia, especially the self-loathing variety), but I've wanted to forever.

  • Callyson

    Hinkle oh-so-casually mentioned he was a state legislator
    What kind of brain – dead move was *that*? Never mind the solicitation of a prosty, this guy deserves a boot in the head for having such bad judgement…

  • AJWjr.
    • OneYieldRegular

      Yikes. I was obsessed with that song when I was a kid. Double yikes.

  • HelmutNewton

    "'I'm trying to get to the bottom of everything involved,' (defense attorney) Nugent said."

    Oh, sometimes the jokes just write themselves…

  • http://hong-kong-actresses.blogspot.com/ donner_froh

    No extra cash just free breakfast and maybe late night snack.

    This guy makes trolling for paid gay sex on craigslist seem not only dirty and disgusting (in a good way) but really cheap as well.

    • Doktor Zoom

      It's people like him what give pederasty a bad name.

  • http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/457419391/riot-on-the-dance-floor smokefilleddoommate

    Phillip MyHinkle

  • jus_wonderin

    See. If Republican Hinkle could have taken a more compromising position, this whole matter could have been avoided.

  • Doktor Zoom

    Attention Mr. Hinkle: "Shakedown" doesn't mean waggling the end of your disgusting old pecker to flick off the last bits of cum and rentboy saliva.

    Dok Zoom, Language Police.

  • SheriffRoscoe

    The moral of the story is that you can be a troll, a legislator and a homophobe, but not all three at once.

    • proudgrampa

      Or at least at the same time…

    • indysocco

      At least not successfully.

  • SheriffRoscoe

    The young man told The Star that they met, but that he tried to leave after the man told him he was a state lawmaker.

    That's the part that doesn't make sense. What was he all "hey so what you wanna do, you wanna fuck a state lawmaker in the ass?" I just don't see a married, closeted john telling his gay rentboy that he's a state lawmaker unless he's six kinds of crazy.

    • AJWjr.

      Why not? It's the most believable alias I've heard all day.

      • GregComlish

        For real, every time I cruise for gay sex on Craigslist, I always pose as a Republican state assemblyman

        • PristinePantalones

          Probly why you're not gettin' any. Try telling potential, umfriends, that you're a piano player in a whorehouse. Much better for teh hawt sex.

    • LetUsBray

      "I just don't see a married, closeted john telling his gay rentboy that he's a state lawmaker unless he's six kinds of crazy'

      Well, he is a teabaggistani; I'm guessing the number is way more than six.

  • HELisforHEL

    I'm sure Fox News will do an in-depth, hard hitting investigation of this scandal and make it the lead story on all their sitcoms–oops, silly me–NEWS SHOWS today.

    • AJWjr.

      Phil Hinkle (D) IN

  • horsedreamer_1

    Nice to see Charlie Sheen's hotel-room manner with whores crossing over into the gay community.

    Hinkle, say what they will about your hypocrisy, but, duh, you'll always be winning, underneath it all.

  • Wonderthing

    Oh everybody just gotta get they rox off.

  • ibwilliamsi

    He needed someone to "carry his luggage".

  • northernbassist

    Science has come to the rescue of Republican lawmakers:
    http://io9.com/5829725/functioning-anal-sphincter

    Now slash funding for the NSF, bitches!

    • PristinePantalones

      Aren't they ginormous enough assholes without needing replacements?

  • finallyhappy

    Having sex with young male prostitutes when you are a married man is ok but allowing gay couples to marry is wrong. I certainly understand that.

  • GregComlish

    I don't get it. By "pride" are you suggesting a pack of lions? And also conflating St. Leo with the astrological sign Leo? So it's kind of like saying "Feel up St. Leo"? Spell it out for me.

    • EatsBabyDingos

      A "pride" is a family of lions consisting of females, offspring and young males. So it says "Feel my females, children and young men." And feel means "to grope." Yeesh. Need more details Mr Indiana?

  • owhatever

    Representative Hinkle will now resign to spend more time with his family. Next?

    • comrad_darkness

      Hinkle will now resign to spend more time with his first love . . . cucumber farming.

    • Biel_ze_Bubba

      Hasn't his family suffered enough?

    • PristinePantalones

      Don't you mean "to spend more time pursuing his rapidly fleeing family"?

  • El Pinche

    If he was caught in mid-stroke ass-pounding a male hooker: "Aha! I caught you!! "

    • PristinePantalones

      "Ass-pounding"? He looks like a bottom to me.

  • BTWBFDIMHO

    Marcus should remind state legislators that there is always a Bible in every hotel room around the country.

  • Redhead

    I'm just shocked this male hooker was actually 18. Have they checked his ID to make sure he's not really 15?

  • mavenmaven

    Now his family knows where his "Hinkleberries" come from.

  • PubOption

    I'm not sure why Hinkle's wife thought the rent boy's family would call the police, unless Hinkle's idea of gay sex is particularly violent. Also, if Hinkle dishes out money like this, he would be a prime target for blackmail.

    • PristinePantalones

      There's got to be more to this story, and I'm betting it's particularly unpleasant. He's a very unpleasant-looking man and there is no way a good-looking young twink wants to be pawed by this ugly saggy old man without a substantial payoff. Also, the way he grabbed the kid makes me think he's into B&D/S&M roleplay but without the concepts that make it safe. He's an ugly, ugly little man.

  • randcoolcatdaddy

    "I am aware of a shakedown taking place"

    I read the news about the Tea Party. I'm aware of the shakedowns as well.

  • scooper47

    I think the sister misunderstood. They were not offering money; they were demanding it. Otherwise, they will tell everyone her brother sleeps with Republican congressmen.

  • metamarcisf

    What a teabugger.

  • James Michael Curley

    I'm killing the day, a beautiful 90's, low humidity, Jersey Sea Shore day, tying up the loose ends for a bg political todo on Saturday involving four, no wait, I forgot the state legislators, seven politicians.
    I don't need no reminder of Stoopid! I'm swamped in it.

  • Walkinwiddaking

    If you want to destroy your family and political life in a few short hours, you gotta admit. This guy hit a home run.

  • lochnessmonster

    ***SMH*** Why can't men just keep it in their pants. Too much Viagra?

  • PristinePantalones

    The young man's ass-kicking older sister. I wish I could call MY older sister on anyone who gives me a bad time and have her kick their ass like she kicked Hinkle's and his whole family's.

  • Negropolis

    God, this is just sad. I'm actually all kind of republican-gay-scandaled out, and this kind of makes my stomach turn. It's also rather serious. Mr. Gibson, if he wanted to, could press a number of serious charges including sexual assault (or at least harrassment), kidnapping, etc…

    BTW, I'm guessing that with a spelling like "Kameryn", and an overpotective sister willing to cuss the guy out and fuck with his family in the specific way that she did, that Mr. Gibson is black, because she sounds like a few cousins of mine. lol Not much either here or there, but an interesting twist.

    • comrad_darkness

      I was curious too. The one Facebook pic that still had a thumbnail in the cache on google images looked of the Hispanic variety, but it was a strangely shadowed photo (funny enough) too hard to tell for certain.

    • PristinePantalones

      Sister's name is Megan, which is not exactly common in the African-American community. However, the only image I can find of a Kameryn Gibson (and how many would spell it exactly that way?) shows a handsome young black male, very cute, probably gay, and addicted to misspellings. Also, the article said she was his *adopted* sister, so it's always possible that young Kameryn was adopted by a white family. Whatever, he sure is lucky to have such an ass-kicker for a sister. She did not mess.

  • Negropolis

    Shakedown, huh. So, that's what the kids are calling it, these days?

    Hookers locked in bathrooms out of fear. Not rendering services. 9/11 calls. Why, I haven't heard of this since, well, Charlie Sheen.

  • io9k9s

    …phinkle and einhorn phinkle and einhorn phinkle and einhorn…

  • Tobacky

    I like that sister of his. She is my new role model.

  • http://www.deathwishcreeps.com/about/ Comrade Wingtard

    The parents also stated: "We named our son Kameryn but never for an instant did we consider he would grow up to be a twink prostitute … "

  • fitley

    As we're reading this Marcus Bachmann is using the pages of his little black book to light the fire under his fondue pot.

  • Fare la Volpe

    Now that's a family business I can get behind.

  • PristinePantalones

    Awkward, but totally cool as a story line for that novel you've been wanting to write for years.

  • mog253

    ahem.

  • Guppy06

    The Aristocrats!

  • elviouslyqueer

    "Dear Penthouse, I never thought this would happen to me…"

  • comrad_darkness

    Too many strong female characters. Hollywood would never go for it.