I’m in the Times today, in Clyde Haberman’s column, regarding the widespread flouting of the law requiring stores to keep their doors closed when they run the air-conditioner.
“If, after the smoking ban was enacted, 40 bars decided to invite smokers to light up, I presume we’d hear from the mayor,” Mr. Kaufman said.
It would be good if the mayor, who cares so much about our waist-lines, showed some leadership in something he professes is a priority of his administration (keeping the planet we all live on, habitable for human life).
Karen Handel, has resigned as the anti-abortion zealot who as vice-president for public policy at the Susan G. Komen Foundation. She was hip-deep (or higher) in the failed attempt to cut Komen’s contributions to Planned Parenthood. Couldn’t happen to a nicer person.
But a woman’s right to choose isn’t the only thing she hates. In her failed run for Georgia governor in 2010, she said this in an interview with a local newscaster, discussing her support of outlawing gay adoption.
Q. I guess I want to know why you think gay parents aren’t as legitimate as heterosexual parents.
A: Because I don’t.
My favorite bit of logic is when she says she’s opposed to gay marriage, and then says she thinks gay couples shouldn’t adopt, because...you guessed it... they can’t be married!