Andy Beshear, the Kentucky Democratic Governor’s choice to be Kentucky’s “ambassador” to the rest the world, quietly deleted tweets where he called a majority Kentucky voters homophobic bigots.
Beshear, who appointed Silas House as Kentucky’s poet-laureate last month, is a left-wing writer. Washington Free Beacon House has a long history of disparaging Kentucky’s voters. In a number of now deleted tweets the Beshear appointee argued that Appalachia, “as majority IS homophobic,” and instructed supporters of Donald Trump’s former presidency to kiss their “gay-country ass.” House also deleted a post in which he wrote: “If you are a Trump supporter, you’re a racist.” Just say it.”
House’s status as the state poet laureate is not clear. House deleted an image from January 20, 2023 showing him shaking hands a smiling Beshear. Beshear is yet to respond to House’s critical posts about Kentucky voters. Beshear and House did not respond to requests for comment.
Local media outlets raced to the appointee’s defense after the appointment. Free BeaconReport of the, Lexington Herald-Leader writing that House “has a complicated relationship with Kentucky, but his deep love for it is palpable … in his tweets.” House’s decision…