Archive for February 7th, 2012
Well, in less than six months time, the gay community has scored another victory. In a 2-1 decision, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Proposition 8 was unconstitutional. It also upheld a decision that the original trial judge was not biased in deciding the case because he is gay.
Are we really going to experience Santormentum II? We have three contests today and Public Policy Polling has polled them all: the Colorado and Minnesota caucuses, and a non-binding Missouri primary in which Newt Gingrich did not make the ballot. That fact has made Santorum the defacto conservative candidate for all right wing radicals, and proves that if one of the two Non-Romneys drop out, the right wing radicals could easily beat Romney.
President Obama has signaled to “wealthy Democratic donors that he wants them to start contributing to an outside group supporting his re-election, reversing a long-held position as he confronts a deep financial disadvantage on a vital front in the campaign.” That is fine by me. We must do everything and anything legal we can to win this election. Super PACs are legal. We want to make it illegal in the future, but we fight in the present. We fight in reality, not fantasy.