WFB: A high-profile Elizabeth Warren campaign surrogate has a long and public history of making bigoted and racist remarks against gays, Jews, and Asian-Americans.
The Warren campaign tapped Ashlee Marie Preston, a transgender activist, as a surrogate to promote the campaign in the LGBTQ community after Preston publicly endorsed the Massachusetts senator in June. She appeared as recently as Friday on television to advance Warren’s remarks during the CNN LGBTQ town hall.
Despite her spirited defense of queer people today, Preston has publicly outed a gay man and several trans people online in the past. In one case, the activist provided the personal cell phone number of the person she outed. Preston has also used the term “faggot” in a derogatory manner on several occasions.
“Hit him up if you are bored, need a laugh, or if you are a gay nigga hes [sic] down for wateva, hes [sic] queer. 323-XXX-XXXX,” Preston tweeted in 2011. The Washington Free Beacon withheld the number to protect his identity. read more