“First black president missing in action on the vital matter of a minority’s civil rights”

Andrew Sullivan even got invited to meet with Obama along with all the rest of the liberal media, except the blogs. So for Andrew to criticize Obama – after he wrote that glowing piece about him during the campaign – is telling.

One major political party regards this kind of cruelty and discrimination as something so vital it wants to enshrine it in the federal constitution – a position championed by the last “compassionate conservative” president. And his successor pays lip-service in small gatherings of gay activists, takes their money and work and support but will not lift a pinkie finger to help. All the time he is firing gay servicemembers for the crime of being gay.

He may believe it is prudent to wait. That is his prerogative. It is my prerogative to call the first black president missing in action on the vital matter of a minority’s civil rights

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