Still processing…

November 10, 2008 § 2 Comments

For real.

I’m still processing the meaning of the two most salient results of the election.

Obama’s win means that his neo-Kennedian call for service to country and community has been endorsed.The eyes looking back in the mirror ask “Well, what are you going to do muppet hugger??!!!”.

The passage of Proposition 8 in California (and like-minded hate mongering in Florida and Arizona) is another call to duty. This is a big win for the forces of intolerance, make no mistake. But they are on the wrong side of history on this one.

What am I going to do about it indeed…..

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§ 2 Responses to Still processing…

  • Indeed, as 538.com pointed out last week, the biggest demographic who voted most in favor of Prop 8 (and other, like-minded measures) were old people. And while their numbers aren’t dwindling, their population is always in flux. The wrong side of history indeed.

    The Common Man likes the site and looks forward to reading more, BikeMonkey.

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