As Twitchy reported, yesterday, former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer, a Democrat, landed in hot water after telling a National Journal reporter that Eric Cantor set off his “gaydar” and likening Dianne Feinstein to a prostitute. This afternoon, he apologized:

And now for some follow-up questions: Would that apology suffice if Schweitzer were, say, a Republican? Would he have been treated any differently?

Hmmm … let’s think about that for a minute:

What’s a “serious” question to some is a no-brainer to others:

Sounds about right.

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