People were elected "on their merits, not who they sleep with."


Your Daily Dose of BuzzFlash at Truthout, via my pal Mark Karlin:

[Tammy Baldwin] is not only the first openly lesbian US Senator, she will be the first openly gay US Senator [...]

It was an unexpected advancement of equality for individuals regardless of gender preference.  

That is something to remember.  2012 turned out not to be just a "defensive" election.

It resulted in something that moved the nation forward in being more inclusive – and in electing people on their merits, not who they sleep with.

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