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Winning After Losing on Gay Marriage

Brent150 Wrote: Apr 01, 2013 5:16 PM
I'm not sure there is a big difference between this writer claiming a loss on this issue, and those who said similar things in the early days of Afganistan, Iraq or Vietnam. There were even those who claimed defeat for the US in World War II, and before that some in the North claimed a loss before the fighting or the war was over. Popular opinion on this issue is shifting in major metropolitan areas, but even there the majority doesn't always agree with extending marriage to same-sex. Too many states have shot this down already, (even thought the more recent decisions have favored SSM) to call this over.

As a lawyer, I sometimes have to deliver news that clients don’t want to hear. Here’s some for conservatives. The gay marriage fight is over. It is here to stay, and conservatives – whether for it, against it or just tired of hearing about it – need to coolly and dispassionately figure out just how we are going to win going forward.

This is not a judgment about its pros and cons. We’re past that. None of it matters anymore. This is about dealing with reality. Whether the fight ends with a Constitution-twisting Supreme Court ruling or after years or...