But what if pride goeth before a fall?

Republican senator says he's proud there's never been a "homosexual relationship" in the history of his family.

Published June 7, 2006 1:49PM (EDT)

From the "We've All Got to Be Proud of Something" Department, Oklahoma Sen. James Inhofe whipped out a chart on the Senate floor Tuesday to illustrate a point he apparently thought was worth making: "As you see here, and I think this is maybe the most important prop we'll have during the entire debate, my wife and I have been married 47 years. We have 20 kids and grandkids. I'm really proud to say that in the recorded history of our family, we've never had a divorce or any kind of homosexual relationship."

By Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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