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  Ford In For 'Rude Awakening' At Stonewall
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Last EditedHomegrown Democrat  Feb 17, 2010 11:43pm
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AuthorElizabeth Benjamin
MediaNewspaper - New York Daily News
News DateTuesday, February 16, 2010 05:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionHarold Ford Jr. will be walking into a "lion's den" when he shows up next Wednesday to speak at the Stonewall Democratic Club, a past president and current board member told me today.

"I don't think he's aware of what the gay community is like in New York," said Marty Algaze, a veteran of both LGBT and Democratic politics. "He's walking into a lion's den."

"...A lot of people don't like him, and I have a feeling they're going to be a little hostile," Algaze continued. "If somebody asked me if I was supporting him, I would say: 'No. I'm supporting Sen. (Kirsten) Gillibrand. This is a good opportunity for the club and the community to hear what he has to say, not just these sound bites he gives on TV."
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