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Do the Log Cabin Republicans Fit in the Texas GOP’s ‘Big Tent’ Coalition in 2022?The final item at auction on Thursday night at the 2022 Lincoln Day Dinner of the Log Cabin Republicans of Houston was a white baseball hat with the familiar slogan “Make America Great Again” in rainbow letters. The hat, signed by the former president and protected in a translucent case, sold for $6,000.The Log Cabin Republicans were founded in the late seventies to promote gay, lesbian, and bisexual rights within the Republican party. For years, they had to make do with little nods and symbolic gestures from GOP elected officials while also enduring withering hate and rhetoric from much of the rest of the party. That was thanks to simple math: Evangelical Christians and social conservatives were a much more important part of the conservative…

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