Wed
Jun 7 2006
02:17 pm

The Gov. said in Athens yesterday that he would vote for the Tennessee Constitutional amendment banning gay marriage. Funny, he didn't mention that in Knoxville, but maybe nobody asked.

Bredesen says he support the amendment even though there is already a law on the books. He also says the only question is whether it will pass by 85% or 95%.

Andy Axel's picture

Priorities...

Yeah, I kinda expect that from Bredesen, unfortunately. He has designs on the presidency, and for the most part, Democrats and Republicans alike are all too willing to throw the gay constituency overboard in order to score cheap points.

And speaking of cheap points:

Via CNN:

"I don't believe there's any issue that's more important than this one," said Sen. David Vitter, a Louisiana Republican. "I think this debate is very healthy, and it's winning a lot of hearts and minds. I think we're going to show real progress."

Uh, Senator?

I think maybe rebuilding the most populous city in your jurisdiction might be a trifle more important.

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Anonymous J's picture

Umm who's going to tell

Umm who's going to tell Victor Ashe about this? Just wondering...J

R. Neal's picture

Thanks for that link, Andy.

Thanks for that link, Andy. I'm going to post it at Facing South.

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