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Opening Up the Panderer's Box
The Washington Post ^
| Mark Leibovich
Posted on 07/17/2003 10:24:41 PM PDT by Utah Girl
He absolutely would appoint a homosexual judge to the Supreme Court, Rep. Dennis Kucinich said yesterday during a candidate forum hosted by the Human Rights Campaign, a gay rights advocacy group. He also would appoint "any lesbian, bisexual or transgender person" to the court, Kucinich says.
"Just as long as they'd be willing to uphold Roe v. Wade." ...
Yesterday was Gay Day in Dem Land. "I believe we're in such a gay moment in terms of history," declared Elizabeth Birch, executive director of the Human Rights Campaign, by way of introduction. With that, seven of the nine Democrats -- only Sens. John Edwards and Bob Graham did not attend -- take the stage in a systematic effort to say, in a collective manner of speaking, that some of the Democrats' best friends are gay.
(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...
TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2004election; culturewar; democrats; downourthroats; election2004; homosexualagenda; litmustest; pandering; pc; politicallycorrect; samesexdisorder; scofflaw; supremecourt
I think I'm going to be sick. (However, the reporter has the right tone of voice for the article.)
posted on 07/17/2003 10:24:41 PM PDT
by Utah Girl
Kerry, falling into more comfortable pander mode, also told those assembled on Tuesday that he was for gay rights before it was cool to be. "Before Ellen DeGeneres, before Will and Grace, before anyone knew who Melissa Etheridge was ... when it was radioactive."
posted on 07/17/2003 10:25:37 PM PDT
by Utah Girl
posted on 07/17/2003 10:26:07 PM PDT
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To: Utah Girl
better headline called for, though...
"Democratic Hopefuls On Their Knees to Entice Gays" about covers it.
posted on 07/17/2003 10:43:49 PM PDT
by King Prout
(people hear and do not listen, see and do not observe, speak without thought, post and not edit)
To: Utah Girl
Someone who can't even figure out the right hole to stick it in interpreting our Constitution? Lovely.
posted on 07/17/2003 10:50:16 PM PDT
(Objects in post may be funnier than they appear)
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