Following up on the developments in San Francisco, I offer you one of the most rhetorically savvy statements by a politician that I've seen in a long time:
The mayor's views on same-sex marriage run counter to those of President Bush, who has argued for an amendment to the U.S. Constitution stating that marriage must be between a man and a woman.It's always good to remind people that our fearless leader once promoted "compassionate conservatism." Perhaps the orcs in Mordor basked in the same type of compassion.
"He's trying to promulgate a separate and unequal status," Newsom told a reporter Thursday. "He's talking about changing the Constitution of the United States. It is hardly consistent with his compassionate conservatism. So, I guess I'm honored to engage in any discourse on this subject."