Well, All That Was Fun, But Here’s Why “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Repeal Won’t Happen — Maybe For Years
What do you call a group that uses threats, condones repression, and takes hostages?
After a promise by the President to “work with Congress” to repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” after an exhaustive $4.5 million study that was released just yesterday, after DADT was declared unconstitutional by a federal judge months ago, after dozens of high-ranking military leaders, along with dozens of Senators and Congressmen, put their careers on the line to support gay and lesbian soldier who put their lives on the line, here’s why “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” will remain law into the next decade of the twenty-first century: the GOP.Yes, that’s right, the GOP. Specifically, the Republican Senate, all forty-two members who signed a letter stating they will allow no legislation to pass until the Bush tax cuts are extended and the government is funded into the new year.GOP: Terrorist Group? (Why Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repeal May Die) | The New Civil Rights Movement