Over the rails and through the woods to Maggie Gallagher’s house we go…to read an untethered-from-reality call to arms to save marriage. Wait, hasn’t she just been waging war all this time? Oh that’s right, she’s losing, so she has to rally the dwindling faithful. Protect thy keyboards.
Too many pols see the wind now at their backs and will succumb to the temptation to dodge the tough bullet — to avoid the media hit and the gay rights’ dollars. Who will have the courage to speak for the majority here and our constitutional system of government?
I suspect it will not be the GOP establishment. That will be a disappointment but no big surprise.
American politics are in a quasi-revolutionary phase.
The people, symbolized first in the eruptions of Tea Parties, are rebelling against elites who believe they can ignore our voices and our values.
…Rush Limbaugh had his finger on the truth. In the nearly half-hour speech he gave after the Proposition 8 ruling (“the American people are boiling over!”), Rush said that Walker “did not just slap down the will of 7 million voters.
Those 7 million voters were put on trial — a kangaroo court where everything was stacked against them. … Those of you who voted for Prop 8 in California are guilty of hate crimes. You were thinking discrimination. That’s what this judge has said! Truly unprecedented.”
Yes, it is. We are entering into a new phase in the battle not only for marriage, but for self-government, for the legitimacy of the views and values of the Ameircan people.
This is a fight we cannot dodge, and must and will win.
Buckle down, it’s going to be a ride!
Is this what Maggie sees as rallying the troops? From NOM’s stop in Maine (photo by Snooky), a sparse army for the ride:
Are these NOM’s warriors for “natural marriage”?