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Poll: Is gay marriage mostly a wedge issue and a distraction?

I suspect that one reason political leaders support (and oppose) gay marriage is to distract the voters from other issues such as war, military spending, the economy, economic justice, corruption, climate change, health care, taxation, and green energy. Politicians love wedge issues. But maybe gay marriage is no less important than these issues. Maybe it […]

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Quickie: one reason why Obama supports gay marriage

I support gay rights but question whether the fight for full marriage quality isn’t a wedge issue that will distract voters from more important issues such as war, military spending, the economy,  economic justice, corruption, climate change, health care, taxation, and green energy. Politicians love wedge issues.  Actually, I’m not sure of this. Maybe gay […]