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DADT Hearings and Life Story Reveal John McCain is Bad for Unit Cohesion

Harry Reid compares McCain to Lucy from Peanuts. Jon Stewart rips McCain a new one. An actual Marine who served openly for 4 years comes forward to say a repeal “will work.” But above all, for a ‘lousy student’ and ‘misogynist’ who used nepotism to get into the army and, once there, was not quite the hero he says he was — McCain sure claims to know a lot about unit morale.

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DADT Survey Results Are In: Gays Won’t Mess Up the Army (But John McCain Might)

The survey is in! Guess what? We were totally right. John McCain says it’s the wrong survey and also, he ate his meat so why hasn’t he gotten is pudding and also he wasn’t invited to Gates’ birthday party and also he’s cast in the chorus of Little Red Hen and he wanted to be the Little Red Hen and NO THAT IS NOT THE FORK HE WAS TALKING ABOUT he wants the Winnie-the-Pooh fork.

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Dan Choi is People

How far is our group from that fever pitch of anger and refusal to wait any longer that brings things –and people like Dan Choi — to a boil? It’s the most painful point of all. But also, potentially, the most sad and the most powerful. A look at Dan Choi’s Village Voice cover story, “Bad Lieutenant.”