From a perspective beyond party politics

“This is an historic election, and I recognize the special significance it has for African Americans and the special pride that must be theirs tonight,” McCain said.

Doesn’t this election have special significance for all Americans? Shouldn’t we all experience “special pride” today for “doing something” that took an embarrassingly long time to accomplish…? Beyond parties, beyond platforms, beyond everything: just talking about people here.

I have yet to come across mention in the national media of California’s vote to strip married gay couples of their marriage rights and to reserve marriage for heteroexual couples.

And I’ve been looking.

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