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Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Rush is right on gay marriage - The Week

But then Rush pointed this out:

The second thing is, homosexual marriage. If the party makes that something official that they support, they're not gonna pull the homosexual activist voters away from the Democrat Party, but they are going to cause their base to stay home and throw their hands up in utter frustration. Now, whether they like it or not, the Republican Party's base is sufficiently large that they cannot do without them. And their problem is they don't like 'em. It really isn't any more complicated than that.

Rush is right.


Like it or not, a large part of the GOP base is against gay marriage. And then there's abortion. --ts

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Rush makes a couple of other very good points:

"It's stunning the way this has happened. In the millennial generation, 25 and under, it's all that matters. Gay marriage. Young conservatives 30 and under, 35 and other, Manhattan bar scene conservative: Gay marriage, all that matters. People are willing to leave the party if the party doesn't change its mind, and you know how it's happening? Not just on the basis that love is a wonderful thing and who are we to say somebody could or could not love somebody.

It's also coming under the umbrella of freedom."


"...same-sex marriage, homosexual marriage is just the latest way to portray Republicans as oppressors. After they get same-sex marriage, it will be on to something else. They always have to have a cause that is liberation related and it's the Republicans who are the oppressors."

Have no idea how to reverse all this.

Posted by: Marianne | Mar 21, 2013 2:08:39 PM