“Because how unfair is it to a young lady to put them in the spotlight if they haven’t signed up for that yet?” Booker said. “And people who think I’m gay, some part of me thinks it’s wonderful. Because I want to challenge people on their homophobia. I love seeing on Twitter when someone says I’m gay, and I say, ‘So what does it matter if I am? So be it. I hope you are not voting for me because you are making the presumption that I’m straight.’”
In other words, “Hell, yes, I’m gay.”
Which means he’s cooked as far as Presidential aspirations go, and maybe even doomed in his current run for the Senate.
This shouldn’t be the case, but in a real world filled with anti-gay bigotry, it is.