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  •  My guess is that most of them are clumsily (8+ / 0-)

    expressing a frustration that what really ought to not be an issue is nonetheless made into an issue that uses resources of activism & media time.  We can walk & chew gum, but does CNN?  

    It's the success of conservative wedge driving on display.  In the long term, climate change is much more important than marriage equality, because of its consequences.  BUT, marriage equality & other civil rights struggles are not diminished in importance by the presence of issues with more drastic consequences, because no injustice is acceptable.  Pitting causes against each other is the precisely desired outcome of the wedge strategy, & one we must all reject the instant we realize we're doing it.

    One for all, all for one, all for all.

    Sometimes I can't believe it; I'm movin' past the feelin'...

    by Leftcandid on Sat Mar 30, 2013 at 07:27:45 AM PDT

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