Fred Karger, the only Republican
presidential candidate who supports gay marriage, will air an ad on
CNN during Monday's presidential debate.
Karger, who is openly gay, has been
locked out of every major GOP debate so far, including tonight's
debate in Tampa, Florida.
“I was hoping to be on that stage to
talk about my ideas to turn this country around like my old boss
Ronald Reagan did, but again I was not invited to join my fellow
candidates for president to debate the issues,” Karger said.
But the gay marriage activist will air
a 60-second ad in the Tampa area on CNN during the debate.
“So instead, we will be running our
latest commercial, Tyrannosaurus Rex, where I take on the
world's largest oil company Exxon Mobil and its CEO, Rex Tillerson
during tonight's debate,” he added. (The video is embedded in the
right panel of this page.)
“Big oil continues to gouge consumers
at the pump, while reaping obscene profits. While I am a firm
believer in business and the private sector, Exxon Mobil is damaging
our economy and hurting American families. I want to help lead the
fight to bring down gas prices, and I am starting in Tampa tonight.”