I understand the issue: on the one hand, Barack Obama is now in favor of same-sex marriage (for the record, so am I, and have been considerably more honest about it than he ever was). On the other hand, African-American church-goers have been told for some time that Mormonism is a cult (it is the official opinion of MoeLane.com that Mormonism is not*). What to do, what to do?
:shrug: If you’re an African-American voter? Stay home. That’s not partisan hackery, either: more accurately, partisan hackery is lining up nicely with the uncomfortable truth that politicians will never take a group seriously if they know that they can also utterly take it for granted. So it doesn’t really matter whether I am being self-serving, here (I totally am) – I’m also being right.
And for those saying “But there’s an election!” I can only note: neighbor, there’s always going to be an election. At some point, you have to rip off the bandage.
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