Most Important Event….Reconsidered

MOST IMPORTANT EVENT….RECONSIDERED….Can I change my mind about the most important event of the campaign? Since George Bush ended up winning, the “most important event” title ought to be something that helped him, not something that helped John Kerry.

With that in mind, I’ll plump for the Massachusett’s Supreme Court’s decision to legalize gay marriage. The result was nearly a dozen initiatives across the country to ban gay marriage and a perfect wedge issue for Republicans. For the second election in a row, it looks like the president was chosen by the courts.