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The Embarrassed Elites of North Carolina

Jack1124 Wrote: May 15, 2012 8:57 AM
What you're forgetting is that "what they went through" is pretty much behind us. It is not over for gays, and many of them are also racial minorities. Growing up Conservative& Traditional can be far worse than growing up black, because the Conservative & Traditional kid may have to face a hostile family as well as a hostile society. And from the vitriol expressed in these posts, it's easy to see why. Working toward equal rights for everyone, including Conservatives & Traditionalists, is not insulting to anyone.

This past Tuesday, May 8th, was a rough day for the liberal elites of North Carolina, as the people of their home state overwhelmingly passed the marriage amendment. In fact, it was so embarrassing for them that over the weekend, Gov. Beverly Perdue told a reporter, “We look like Mississippi.” For a liberal elite, what could possibly be worse than that?

There was, of course, the expected backlash from those outside of North Carolina, with thousands of people signing the Change.org petition calling for the Democratic National Convention to be pulled from Charlotte, also eliciting comments like these: “As an LGBT...