A&M Student Backed by Rick Perry Claims He Might've Lost Election Because He Is ‘heterosexual, White, Christian'

AUSTIN — Days after former Gov. Rick Perry questioned the outcome of the student body president elections at his alma mater, Texas A&M University, the losing student has said he's considering suing on the claim that he might have lost because he's a "heterosexual, white, Christian male."Robert McIntosh, the son of prominent Dallas-based GOP fundraiser Alison McIntosh, won the most votes in A&M's recent election for student body president. But he was disqualified after the student court ruled he had not filed the proper paperwork for donated glow sticks used in a campaign video.So the victory instead went to Bobby Brooks, who became the traditionally conservative university's first openly gay student body president. Soon after the school announced his victory, however, Perry questioned the outcome in a Houston Chronicle op-ed , writing the election was stolen from McIntosh in a "quest for 'diversity.'"  Continue reading...

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