Friday, March 27, 2009

A tiny sign of truce in the culture war

The idea that an openly gay man would be appointed as the federal government's top HR person is so uncontroversial these days that most of the members of the Senate committee didn't even show up for his confirmation hearing.

I remember a time when furious Bible-toting folks would have been picketing such hearings. Today President Obama's nominee to head the Office of Personnel Management, M. John Berry, even introduced his life partner without causing a stir.

And so it goes...

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