And I still want to grab by the shoulders and shake every person who voted for inequality and demand to know of them: How could you?
Meanwhile, also over at Shakesville, PortlyDyke has written some predictably wise words of wisdom on what happened:
When you push on the gates of power, there will be pushback.
At first, for sure. Later, perhaps less so. Much later, maybe not at all.
And Ampersand points out that – as bad as it is – the margin by which the ban on same-sex marriage passed has actually been cut by nearly 10% in the eight years since California’s last ballot on the issue:
They’ve won. Today. But they’re losing the war, and they know it. It’s only a matter of time.