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Glorious victory in NOMian reality

Timothy Kincaid

July 17th, 2013

Brian Brown with the National Organization for Marriage (theirs, not yours) is celebrating today. (NOMblog)

Our opponents and those in the biased media say, “It’s inevitable. You can’t win. Give up…”

I couldn’t disagree more!

In 2008, I heard the same things when we worked on Prop 8 in California…and we WON!

In 2009, I heard the same things when we worked on Question 1 in Maine…and we WON!

In 2010, I heard the same things when we worked in Iowa to oust state Supreme Court justices…and we WON!

In 2011, I heard the same things when we worked in New York to oust legislators who flipped on marriage and betrayed their constituents…and we WON!

And last year, I heard the same things when we worked in North Carolina to pass an amendment to the state constitution protecting marriage…and we WON!

Ah yes, it’s a great day in NOMville. Just look at their glorious victories in California, Maine, Iowa, and New York where the anti-equality group WON!

But over here in the real reality, marriage equality is celebrated in all four of those states. Which, I suppose, bodes well for the future of North Carolina.

This whole declaration of glorious victory is part of Brown’s latest pitch for funds. Which suggest to me that either he has no real need for individual support or he thinks his donors are delusional.

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TampaZeke
July 17th, 2013 | LINK

“We’re winning a glorious victory!”, exclaimed the Führer from his bunker.

Oh, and “Send me MONEY!”

Leo88
July 17th, 2013 | LINK

Brown’s remarks are dishonest on another level in that neither Prop 8, nor Question 1 were ever seen as long shots at the time, in fact the polling ran in NOMs favor. They where hardly overcoming a disadvantage.

As far as swaying a contest for supreme court judge I don’t know enough about Iowa politics but imagine the potential to use SSM as a weapon against candidates is waning there as time goes on and people see the sky hasn’t fallen and their churches haven’t been padlocked. They’ve played that hand and it’s done.

In NY their efforts have been an unmitigated disaster for their own cause, in each case where the incumbent they opposed lost they were replaced with someone more supportive of SSM, or at the very least less hostile to it.

KZ
July 17th, 2013 | LINK

Someone can’t see the forest through the trees…

…and I’m not talking about Timothy Kincaid, Mr. Brown.

CPT_Doom
July 17th, 2013 | LINK

“The British have won many battles over the rebels!” – George III, following the battle of Yorktown.

The Lauderdale
July 17th, 2013 | LINK

Have Brian Brown and Orson Scott Card spoken with each other yet? Aren’t they both part of the leadership for the same organization? They’re kind of sending mixed messages.

Nathaniel
July 18th, 2013 | LINK

Leo88, as I understand it, NOM attacked an Iowa Judge in the 2012 election for their siding with equality and that Judge was able to keep their seat. As you suggest, with distancing time away from the decision, people didn’t respond as readily to NOM’s call to arms.

cd
July 19th, 2013 | LINK

It’s Monty Python’s Black Knight: “‘Tis just a flesh wound!” after his second arm has been hacked off too.

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