Wednesday, September 26, 2007


Throughout the run-up to the invasion of Iraq I often wondered what was more courageous—holding onto one's convictions and ideals no matter what anyone else said (as George W. Bush seemed to do) or admitting one is incorrect and changing (as no one in the Bush administration seemed to be able to do ever).

I am still not sure, but after watching this statement from San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders I'm leaning toward the latter. In the clip below, Sanders tells his city (which is one of the few conservative areas of California) that he is reversing his long-held and campaigned upon position that marriage for same-sex couples should remain illegal. With a daughter who is a lesbian, as well as having members of his own staff who are homosexual, Sanders said that he couldn't look them in the eye and tell that their lives were any less deserving of all our protected civil rights. And more importantly that they deserved any less the opportunities for lifelong love.

Here's the direct link to the CBS affiliate in San Diego, too.


I haven't been blogging as much lately because of mostly fatigue and crazy working hours, but also because even though I'm trying to blog as many as five times a week, I don't want to be the guy who posts about nothing just to post.

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