It was a long time in coming. John McCain did is curmudgeonly best to stop it. Still, in a rare saturday session the Senate passed the repeal of DADT 65-31.
An Obama Promise fulfilled - Equality for the gay and lesbian members of our elite armed forces. And just in time for Christmas. But of course, there are some Grinches who need a chill pill.
Tony Perkins from the 'Hate Group' Family Research Council (FRC) shrieked that repeal was "jeopardizing national security". And, presumably, kicking out thousands of highly trained, willing troops because of who they love is not a threat to our nations safety. What a douche.
But our favorite tops them all. Peter 'Porno Pete' Labarbera of Americans for Truth About Homosexuality (AFTAH) sent out an almost unhinged missive as the finale vote loomed after passing the filibuster in the Senate:
Be sure to drop Peter a note of condolences.