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And we you know all right a real well so on the quite -- little snow we normally get more -- since then that -- -- you know something interesting political out of control over it didn't happen.
I think coop but definitely coming in this morning I got a call from.
President older straight couple -- and they were telling me that they were crying.
So much when I heard Obama's speech that this was so important that was like the sixties it was like.
When an African Americans you know about the voting got into James Meredith got into school but that has that kind of have an -- this is a major moment of the mountain -- its major -- split.
Any more than when -- -- have to say when Africans Americans it was a major moments no it's a major moment for everybody in the United States.
And and believe me these people are not -- left me gain -- -- straight.
Older people in their seven days just felt like this was monumental you know -- he'll listen to -- Obama is back right it felt like this was his.
You know when he invited to camp I didn't see this speech -- that was -- somewhere else but.
And that he and by I was there when it went would have passed in the gallery on Saturday at and the senate.
But it they said that this was this was a time that things.
-- that he invited people back to serve in the military.
Well I love you.
Wouldn't you know it these.
Good the point that a lot of people have made a not chat boards to me when I when I talked to people doing studio B and -- live chat.
Three east and every day shameless plug some -- that and -- lost the vets writing in and say.
If I'm serving along somebody who's willing justice.
Willing to die for their country I really.
Don't eat cat wall they do sexually speaking.
Ball report is that ad that's of course I talk -- argue that it.
Impossible to argue with that in it's impossible to argue with the fact that the vast majority of military personnel were in favor of this repeal and you know I -- I really don't understand.
On the on the conservative person that I frankly I just don't understand.
Some of the reactions that we've had from what I would consider the far right of the my party now as well enough points to back.
This is you when I say it's a great moment for the left of the party of one saying that because this is one of these big campaign pledges and that.
That -- -- outcry on the left has been a -- along your not fulfilling the big things you've done so this.
Not send us and it saves -- base and you know -- what the left as well.
That's a matter of opinion and I mean I'm much more further left than his base.
But I will tell you that if you look at two very important states California.
Can the Republicans come out.
In favor of Don't Ask Don't Tell and and and if you don't want to go marriage fine civil unions.
They would get a majority -- the gay male vote in Florida because again manner very often very business minded very conservative but they don't and so they go to the Democratic Party.
And he has solidified that -- but I'm telling the Republicans that they were Smart we understand.
Listen you know this is your -- -- no it's a 100% correct and as you were thinking.
Me right before went on if you compare and contrast this to taking down the DREAM Act.
Nine and an apparent -- -- the Hispanic population.
You're wondering we do do these guys have any sort of long term vision for where the demographics in this country are headed -- has to be no.
-- is staggering it's it is.
An and the fact is that again if they.
The -- the Republican Party pandered to the gay male vote and they gave out I am telling you.
Bit then -- -- -- that the gay men by their nature are very conservative human beings and allow husbands are news.
Do you do you hold any small by the figures they came -- in the Pentagon survey on this.
That showed that there were a large percentage.
All combat troops in particular the Marines the guys who -- front men and women.
Who are fighting on the front lines cheaply in Afghanistan now but I and that does that you know there's still a few units left to that we don't have -- troops as such in Iraq.
But do you hold any store by those figures which said that a deadlocked -- of them will halted by house.
Why not because if you dig deeper into that data and that nice there were two reports that actually came out and you really dig deep into that data.
You'll find that if they knew a gay person.
Then their opinions change that they knew a gay person in the military and it changed so what was this sort of big bad wolf but when they really began to know people.
Then that -- But it ended -- the other thing I think it's important here is look there's going to be a transition period and I'm glad this bill passed for a lot of reasons I think people who were even -- word against the repeal should be happy because otherwise it was going to be settled in the courts.
And there was going to be no transition time down the military is in charge of this transition.
And it can address some of these issues some of those people you have to respect their points -- -- to there in the military and they have to this point of you have to be taken account up but they can't be managed this is a management issue now and that's what it should be.
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