Equality For Me, But Not For Thee
History was made last night. But the historic night was marred by the passage of Prop 8 in California (a similar proposition was passed in Florida with overwhelming African American and Latino support). Particularly troubling was the voting of African Americans in California (and to a lesser extent Latinos) - who voted 70-30 in favor of stripping gay Californians of their state based constitutional right to marry the person they love.
There were a lot of signs last night that declared "We Have Overcome." No, we have not.
By Big Tent Democrat, speaking for me only
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