I was as disappointed as anyone over the passage of Proposition 8 in California banning gay marriage. For me it’s always been an issue of basic fairness and the feeling of disappointment was even greater than when Michigan passed a similar amendment to our state’s constitution. Michigan has enough backwards people in it that it wasn’t that big of a surprise, but California is supposedly a bastion of progressive liberals. If any state could be supportive of gay marriage, I thought, California would be my first pick. I hadn’t written much about Prop 8 passing because I was having a hard time putting my feelings on it into words.
Thankfully, Keith Olbermann managed to do it for me better than I could:
Found over at DOF’s blog.