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October 12, 2010

Federal Judge: We've Decided Democracy Is Unconstitutional

Issuing an injunction against DADT.

Gee, I wonder if the reporter likes this decision.

A federal judge has issued a nationwide injunction stopping enforcement of the "don't ask, don't tell" policy, ending the military's 17-year-old ban on openly gay troops.

U.S. District Judge Virginia Phillips' landmark ruling Tuesday was widely cheered by gay rights organizations that credited her with getting accomplished what President Obama and Washington politics could not.

By "Washington politics" she means the citizenry deciding upon what laws they shall abide by by acting through their elected representatives.

And it wasn't that they "could not" do it -- it's that they chose not to do it.

But that's what we have judges for, I guess. Fixing our political decisions when we get them wrong. I'm so happy we have editors!

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posted by Ace at 04:15 PM

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