105. The US Senator Says He’s not Gay 

A Republican US senator, Lance Dreyer, held a conference yesterday. He thanked the media for showing , and then protested that he was not gay had never been gay. He said he had been involved in any way with a man. said that he had hired a lawyer to him defend his good name. Furthermore, Dreyer said, had no plans of resigning. Then, instead of the two dozen media members, including TV and reporters, to ask questions, he simply got in car and left. His remarks made headlines on the local and national TV shows.
In June, had been arrested in an airport rest room a plain-clothes detective. Because of complaints from the that gay men had been having sex in rest room, the city’s vice squad went into . The detective, Thad Grey, would sit in a and wait for men to suggest having sex him.
Dreyer entered the rest room and sat the stall just to the left of the . Dreyer’s right foot edged closer and closer to ’s stall. When his foot was under the divider, started tapping his foot. Tap-tap-tap. Tap. Tap-tap-tap. Grey the seven taps in the same pattern. Then tapped with his knuckle on the dividing wall. -tap. Tap-tap. Grey repeated the signal. Then Dreyer put right hand under the dividing wall and gave thumbs-up signal. Grey gave the same signal back, then walked into Dreyer’s stall and arrested him soliciting sex in a public facility.
Dreyer pleaded to a misdemeanor charge of “disorderly conduct.” He that his actions were signals for sex. He that he was merely signaling that he had toilet paper in his stall.