Standing on the Side of Love


So yesterday I was running on fumes after returning from CT on Wed.

It was tense. We were ushered into a hearing room in the deep dark basement of the State House as they began the debate on item 19 on the agenda. Jarrod Barious was amazing.


It was joyous as well as they voted to recess until the last day of the legislative session, hopefully to put this whole episode in the past. As the vote was announced, we rejoiced and then took the party to the Nurses' Hall.

Nothing like a success to help buoy the spirits! We are hoping that we can keep discrimination off the ballot in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and perhaps even write some good protections into the state Constitution. Wouldn't that be novel?




This picture sort of summed it up for me. I was working at the polls for several hours and the Joe guy actually had a live jackass with him. I was pleased to send the picture to Jane at
FDL and to give the video to CTBob.

I have to say that working for Ned's campaign was one of the most exciting, inspiring and invigorating experiences I have had in a long, long time. We may not have won the race, but we changed the conversation about the war and we changed the way we covered politics. ALL of the people involved in the campaign were great and the CT bloggers were the best! As I have told everyone who asked, I would do it again in a heartbeat.

Ned Lamont
is one of the kindest, bravest, warmest, most wonderful human beings I've ever known in my life. And this is not the product of any kind of brainwashing. He really is. I hope we can find another place for him to serve the people because I think that the people would benefit greatly from his service.