Remember the Democrats all raising their hands when asked whether Don’t Ask Don’t Tell should be repealed? Yeah, not so much with the Republicans last night.
From the transcript:
MR. BLITZER: Is there anyone here who believes gays and lesbians should be allowed to serve openly in the United States military? If you do, speak up now. (Silence.)
That about sums it up.
By the way, his keep DADT because “we get our rights from our creator as individuals” answer ought to take the shine off Ron Paul for all the liberals (cough Bill Maher cough) who couldn’t stop sucking his dick because he sounded vaguely reasonable on the Iraq War, but never bothered to check out the rest of his positions.
One of the best moments of the night was when Giuliani couldn’t get through his answer about abortion without crackles of lightning interrupting him. I’m sure the conservative evangelicals are talking about that one today!
The candidates on how they would use George W. Bush in their administrations (comedy fucking gold! from Tommy Thompson):
The candidates on whether Scooter Libby deserves a pardon:
The evolution, climate change, Big Oil segment:
Oy gevalt. Credit Huckabee with what has to be the dumbest statement of the night: “I’ll tell you what I can tell this country: If they want a president who doesn’t believe in god, there’s probably plenty of choices.” Oh yeah? Name one.
Many, many thanks, as always, to Petulant for the video.