Obama to sign bill next week, says ‘it’s time to close this chapter in history.’
A most unlikely figure deserves the game ball.
Joe Lieberman’s persistence made today happen, marshaling the votes for a filibuster-proof majority. Few demonstrated his sense of urgency. And don’t overlook the contributions of Defense Secretary Robert Gates, whose support for repeal provided cover to fair-minded Republicans like Scott Brown.
- DADT relegated to the trash heap of history (washingtonmonthly.com)