Andy, Meet Light. See the Light
Andrew Sullivan waxes eloquently on Bush’s blatant pander to ignorance, fear, and prejudice:
The president launched a war today against the civil rights of gay citizens and their families. And just as importantly, he launched a war to defile the most sacred document in the land. … Not since the horrifying legacy of Constitutional racial discrimination in this country has such a goal been even thought of, let alone pursued. Those of us who supported this president in 2000, who have backed him whole-heartedly during the war, who have endured scorn from our peers as a result, who trusted that this president was indeed a uniter rather than a divider, now know the truth.
Now, if Andy could manage to start caring when it’s other people’s rights and interests being harmed by conservatives…
UPDATE: I strongly encourage you to visit this Newsweek/MSNBC page, first look at the top picture, then scroll down to the “Photo Gallery,” and look at the photos. As you’ll see, they are just people. Really, really, happy people. Now go about your business. Via Josh Marshall.