The Corner

Re: Goodridge

Here’s the political reality, and let’s see if the media ignore it. Judges favor what proponents call gay “marriage,” but energized democratic majorities tend to reject it. It’s Unelected Judges vs. Democratic Majorities. If the first AP reports are any indication, all the emphasis could be on gay activist celebrating, and not on the majority.

If this decision echoes Vermont’s, as reports suggest, remember the political reaction: several civil union boosters in the Vermont legislature were removed by the people.

Tim GrahamTim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...

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