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  • The profound mystery of the "enthusiasm gap" (Salon says Obama blew it)

    09/02/2010 7:54:28 PM PDT · by tlb · 24 replies
    Salon ^ | Sep 2, 2010 | Glenn Greenwald
    1) Huffington Post's Sam Stein notes the increasing number of conservatives who now advocate same-sex marriage; how that places them to the left on this human rights issue of Barack Obama, who continues to explicitly oppose marriage equality; and how Democratic operatives are worrying that the Party, as a result, risks losing the devotion of gay activists and, especially, their money. 2) Sen. Dianne Feinstein -- Iraq War supporter, Surveillance State cheerleader, and beneficiary of her husband's vast, defense contracting wealth -- will take the lead in working to defeat Prop 19 and thus keep marijuana criminalized, in turn keeping...