Ahhh. Almost Spring. Birds chirping. Buds sprouting. Flowers blooming. Bees buzzing. And right in tune with Nature's whimsy in all its wondrous manifestations, we have the California Supreme Court holding hearings on Proposition 8. Yawn.
And now for the contestants.
In the far corner, the Sore Losers from last November back again for yet another dollop of discontent.
And in the near corner, representing the winners, the only man who ever succeeded in cutting Bill Clinton off at the knees.
My first thought was, "This is a fucking mismatch. Poor bastards. It's not even gonna to be close." As usual, I was right.
This from a major national paper:
The arguments on Proposition 8 wrapped up a couple hours ago out in San Francisco. The California Supreme Court did not vote or issue a ruling, but it sounds like the justices are inclined to uphold the law, which bans same-sex marriage. According to the LA Times, only two of the seven justices indicated a possible readiness to overturn the initiative. One possible bad sign for Prop. 8 opponents. Justice Joyce L. Kennard, who voted to allow same-sex marriages last year, signaled she wasn’t a fan of the challengers. Kennard said that Prop. 8 did little to change the fundamental rights granted to same-sex couples. “Is it still your view,” she asked Shannon Minter, the legal director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights, “that the sky has fallen as a result of Proposition 8?”
Read the entire article (Including Shannon "Chicken Little" Minter's response) here.
Sounds like someone's gonna get their ass kicked again. Some people never learn.