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Response to JustFiveMoreMinutes (Reply #15)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 05:29 AM

32. Well...gay marriage, 2010's red meat issue

I said this before the election: Republicans have found a new, completely legal way to rig elections. Rather than trying to manipulate the machines, they just put an issue on the ballot that brings RWers out in droves. In 2010 it was gay marriage.(This issue might not be used again: Washington passed gay marriage legislatively. The religious right got them to put it on the ballot for the voters to decide...and it passed. It was not a good night for Washington Republicans. WA got a Democratic governor, an anti death penalty AG, a Democratic Senator, gay marriage and legal weed.)

I thought it would be bad for us in 11/2010 because of all the gay marriage bans, and it was. Strange thing is, all of them are unconstitutional because they violate the Full Faith and Credit Clause.

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