Small-minded base, not the military, behind GOP’s DADT opposition

The public favors allowing gays to serve openly in the military, and so do our soldiers. The civilian and military leaders of the nation’s armed forces urged Congress Tuesday to repeal the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy based on a survey showing that most troops are okay with gays serving openly. Defense Secretary Robert Gates … Continue reading Small-minded base, not the military, behind GOP’s DADT opposition

Your turn, GOP officeholders

Former First Lady Barbara Bush has done it. So has former Reagan speechwriter Peggy Noonan. Today, former GOP congressman Joe Scarborough joined the small group of Republicans willing to acknowledge the obvious about Sarah Palin. Notice the adjective that binds them together. Don’t count on current Republicans joining them anytime soon. Related Articles Joe Scarborough … Continue reading Your turn, GOP officeholders