The Blame Game [rdbrewer] | Main | For Congress: Andy Harris, MD-1
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!

digg this
posted by Ace at 04:15 PM

| Access Comments

Recent Comments
Axeman: "The Covington Kids situation reminds me a little o ..."

Ktgreat : "It must have killed Kirsten to have to pretend to ..."

washrivergal: "536 503 When I was out at lunch today, I saw a P ..."

Lizzy [/i]: "This guy is a self-promoter, but he lays out an ex ..."

josephistan: "OT - Trump officially recognizes Guaido as the leg ..."

joe, living dangerously: "You know how I know there's not actually a dangero ..."

gp: "Bless John Hayward, but there was nothing _passive ..."

Marcus T: "Watch Mark Levin's segment on last nights Hannity. ..."

Captain Hate: "[i]hmmm... why is Cohen really postponing his test ..."

pep: "[i]"Look what you made us do!" Ah, the classic ..."

Huck Follywood, As Woke As He's Gonna Get: "I hope Hugh Hewitt and Rich Lowry and all the othe ..."

Soothsayer -- Follow and Lick Me On Fakebook: " It's a good Narrative, why should the Fake New ..."

Recent Entries

Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64