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Former Sen. Sam Nunn Supports DADT Repeal

Jim Burroway

December 9th, 2010

He’s the single most responsible person on the planet for “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” being on the books to begin with. Boy, talk about too little, too late.

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John
December 9th, 2010 | LINK

A repulsive politician too. I have neither forgotten nor forgiven his video “inquiries”. If I never hear from Sam Nunn again it would be too soon.

John in the Bay Area
December 9th, 2010 | LINK

Such a pathetic excuse for a Senator. He already knows that Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell is what he is going to be best remembered for. He deserves it.

Curt
December 10th, 2010 | LINK

I will never forget the picture of him showing the close sleeping quarters aboard a nuclear submarine. That picture did it. There was also the Wall Street Journal op-ed from a retired admiral telling the story about how some radical homos took over a ship returning from WW2 and sexually assaulted all those macho heteros. And now he’s against the ban. Really!

J.B.
December 13th, 2010 | LINK

Wow, tunnel vision anyone? Yes, he was a leading advocate for a bigoted policy, but he was hardly alone. What exactly do you want, him to still support the policy? The recent expressions of support for repeal by people like Nunn and Colin Powell give enormous credibility to the cause.

Yes, DADT probably is what he will be remembered for. It’s unfortunate, if not entirely undeserved, because he was a strong advocate for many other issues that many of us hold dear, including immigration rights and nuclear disarmament. Of course, since clearly our causes are the only ones that matter, who cares if there are nearly 5000 fewer nuclear warheads in the world, right? Screw world peace, as long as our issues get advanced.

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