Courtesy Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), who represents Greenwhich Village and all of Lower Manhattan (including me), effectively relieving President Obama from staking his own political capital on gay rights. That’s probably for the best — lord knows he needs all he can get now. No matter what comes in 2010, this, at least, will be done.
Something ere the end,
Some work of noble note, may yet be done,
Not unbecoming men that strove with Gods.
– Alfred Lord Tennyson, “Ulysses”