Early Morning Swim: Rachel Maddow Interviews Active Duty Gay Officer about DADT
What a profile in courage John McCain is.
Mr. McCain did, however, suggest some flexibility. “I am not saying this law should never change,” he said. “I am simply saying that it may be premature to make such a change at this time and in this manner, without further consideration of this report and further study of the issue by Congress – for of all the people we serve, one of our highest responsibilities is to the men and women of our armed services, especially those risking their lives in combat.”
A delay in repealing the ban, however, would potentially decide the issue for years to come. House Republicans, who will take over the majority in January, have said they would not be interested in approving legislation to authorize repeal of ‘don’t ask, don’t tell.’
And that’s what this is all about. He wants to play four corners so that gays have to say in the closet just a little bit longer. Just to screw Obama.