Rachel Maddow reports on the kill-the-homos “minister” Bradlee Dean, who lurks behind Target and Best Buy’s favored Minnesota political leaders, Tom Emmer and Michele Bachmann.

After initially distancing himself and Exodus International, spokesman Randy Thomas gushed over Dean in this interview.

After backing away from his own endorsement of antigay extermination, Dean projects his own predatory behavior toward youths onto gay people. Emmer defends his financial donation to Dean’s hate-the-gays band, saying “These are nice people.”

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