Last I checked, gay rights leaders were begging Obama to come to their big fund raising dinner because absolutely nothing on the gay rights agenda had moved (and even when they got him there, he said nothing). And voters have overturned gay rights in 31 out of 32 states when it has been put on a referendum. So why would Matt Stopera consider gay rights signs the "best" of 2009? 'Scuse me, Matt, but 2009 was the year of tea party protests. He had a few tea party signs on his "best of 2009" list, but they were clearly on the backburner.