"Jon Tester, Bob Casey Jr., Heath Shuler, possibly Jim Webb—I've never seen so much raw testosterone in my life. The smell of sweaty jockstraps from the 'new Democrats' is overwhelming."
· Dr. James Dobson, the rabidly anti-gay founder of Focus on the Family, blamed the Republicans' crushing defeat on abandoning "values voters." Opposed to conventional wisdom, Dobson predicted "catastrophic" losses if the party charted a more moderate course. "Values voters are not going to carry the water for the Republican Party if it ignores their deeply held convictions and beliefs."
· Wisconsin: Analysts say the Republican strategy of pandering to the base with a marriage amendment backfired. It passed but a "much larger-than-expected turnout", especially among progressive college students, booted Republicans from the the Statehouse.
· You know boys and their toys ...
· Good news for gays in the world's second-largest Catholic nation: Same-sex unions in Mexico City will begin early next year. The state of Coahuila, which borders Texas, is debating a similar plan.