Tuesday, February 9, 2010
Raising a stink for a dollar
I wrote yesterday about the news that the judge in the Calif. gay marriage case is gay. Of course, the anti-gay organizations in the trial are crying foul, saying that this proves what they knew all along. The judge is biased. Naturally, the stink they raised was part of a donor solicitation letter. The charge is easily picked apart, which I won't bother to do. I'll only note that straight judges don't decline divorce cases, black judges don't decline race cases, Catholic judges don't decline Christian cases, and wasn't there a big deal last summer about the importance of putting a Latina on the Supremes? Even so a few say the gay judge should have stepped aside, if only to deny the anti-gay crowd a fund-raising opportunity (like that would work).