Monday, December 11, 2006

Obscure Political Sports Analogies

You don't expect the Jewish kid to use a boxing analogy, do you? Well, maybe you should.

I also gave Paul Davenport a different sport analogy, noting that last spring conservatives opposed to gay marriage were upset with the GOP-controlled legislature for only having the votes to put on the ballot a constitutional referendum that would have banned gay marriage. Outraged that it wouldn't also prohibit domestic partnership arrangements, they instead gathered signatures for the combo initiative-- which gave opponents their message and means to defeat the initiative. So here's a perfect example of Republicans who not only were out of the mainstream; they were aground on the right bank and left to wonder why the canoe wasn't moving.

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