Having witnessed this entire interview and seeing Reed make promises on the day of the interview, I am appalled and shocked about what has happened over the last 24 hours. I have seen and been through a lot in my life, and this is on the top of my list for the most horrific things I have seen. Reed cherry picked certain sentences and words out of the conversation. Reed followed what the rest of the media decides to do and took sentences out of paragraphs and words out of sentences to change what was trying to be said, into exactly the opposite of what was trying to be said. Explain to me, anonymous, how one takes the phrase "They're probably the greatest threat to America going down I know of" out of context. There is no additional context to provide to such a statement.
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Earlier this week, video and audio footage of Republican Utah Senator Chris Buttars was released with very hateful and incorrect statements about the gay community. Buttars has a history of this sort of thing. Last year, he was removed from his committee chairmanship because of what is commonly referred to as the "black baby" comment. This time it will likely be referred to as the "pig sex" scandal.
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This is an archived article that was published on sltrib. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted. Chris Buttars may be stepping down after the 10 years in the Legislature he needed to guarantee Obama-style health care for himself for life, but he might still be a bigger-than-life presence in future legislative sessions.
Archives RSS. Documentary filmmaker Reed Cowan has released video footage on his YouTube channel from his now-famous interview with Sen. Chris Buttars, who says he had a telephone conversation with a woman about something called "pig sex" selected transcripts courtesy QSaltLake : "I can tell you the darker side.