The politics I love and hate, wrapped up in a conundrum.

James Fairbanks and Alain Beret filed the suit on Monday, claiming that they were close to purchasing a mansion, named Oakhurst, when the church suddenly pulled out of the negotiations. An email accidentally sent to the couple’s broker revealed that they were “not interested in going forward with these buyers” because they might host a same-sex wedding. 

I do not understand anyone who is against gay marriage. When you really think about it, aren’t all marriages kind of gay? I mean, as a man when you get married, essentially what you are saying is, I will never touch another woman as long as I live.

Jimmy Kimmel, at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. I think this is kind of offensive (gays and married couples chime in), but he makes a good point. 

The strategic goal of this project is to drive a wedge between gays and blacks—two key Democratic constituencies.

2009 internal memo from the National Organization for Marriage, outlining their strategy to oppose gay marriage. Now you know why the right’s culture wars makes sense to them: they look at it as a way to fracture their enemies. Oh, what it must be like to be on the wrong side of EVERYTHING that you need covert ops and propaganda.