DADT: The Cowardice of Governance
We're not feeling too hopey about 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' ending anytime soon. Neither is AMERICAblog.
Next year is an election year, and Democrats are now officially in full freak out mode. Democrats in the House announced today that they won't touch any "controversial" legislation until and unless the Senate acts first. Among the list of "controversial" topics are gay issues, labor issues, and Latino issues -- specifically, immigration reform, the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) and the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell. That pretty much sums up a good chunk of the Democratic base.