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12/19/2011

Elephants for more than peanuts: Gary Johnson says civil unions are a 'cop out'

by Jeremy Hooper

Former New Mexico Governor and current GOP presidential candidate Gary Johnson


[YT: rnikolewski]

Now if only he could get himself on a debate stage and force Romney, Bachmann, Gingrich, et al. to explain us to why they see even the "cop out" as a non-starter for tax-paying same-sex couples. Right now, the only person on the GOP presidential stage making any sort of wave in terms of his or her varying marriage position is Ron Paul, and only in a minor way. So this allows the media to just accept "protect marriage" as the GOP consensus position, even though we've seen many great breaks from this view in recent years (this past year in NY, notably). If we had a Gary Johnson on that stage getting a real conversation going, then maybe -- possibly, hopefully? -- some GOP voters' eyes might open? Just a little bit?

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