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To: DannyTN
Romney could have still waited on the legislature. He didn’t have to do what he did.

Sure, he could have gone rogue and ignored the Supreme Court's decision, in just the same way Obama is choosing to ignore laws he doesn't like.

I know many conservatives argue just that. But if one supports the point of view that the Executive Branch should selectively enforce laws for political reasons, then basically the Rule of Law becomes irrelevant, and will eventually give way to anarchy.

74 posted on 08/10/2012 12:49:56 PM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: BlatherNaut
If I understand it right, there was no law Romney had to enforce. This was between the Supreme Court and the Legislature. The Supreme Court ordered the Legislature to change the law. And the Legislature didn't do it. In the vaccum, Romney seized the opportunity to drive through gay marriage.

But if I understand it right there was no Supreme Court direction to Romney to do anything. What he did was illegal and morally wrong.

Then you look at his other actions and you see a pattern of supporting homosexuality.

Romney's appointments to the Mass Supreme Court were extremely liberal. I don't know if they were made before or after the Mass SC ruling, but I wouldn't be surprised if his appointments didn't contribute to that ruling.

76 posted on 08/10/2012 1:13:14 PM PDT by DannyTN
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