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June 29, 2008

The Craig-Vitter Amendment

By: Bernard Chazelle

Senators Larry Craig and David Vitter are co-sponsors of S. J. Res. 43: "A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to marriage." As ThinkProgress puts it:

If passed, the bill would amend the Constitution to declare that marriage “shall consist only of the union of a man and a woman.”

They're still haggling over the precise language. Vitter is pushing for "marriage shall consist only of the union of a man and his diaper." But Craig stalls.

— Bernard Chazelle

Posted at June 29, 2008 10:59 AM

Yes, I know... My.Worst.Post.Ever.
But somebody had to do it.

Posted by: Bernard Chazelle at June 29, 2008 11:25 AM

GREED AND STUPIDITY may dance hand in hand but HYPOCRACY is their whore. (Craig stalls---that's funny)

Posted by: Mike Meyer at June 29, 2008 01:34 PM

But Craig stalls.
— Bernard Chazelle

Cha CHING! daht's funny, mahn...

Posted by: woody, tokin librul at June 29, 2008 03:44 PM

No this really isn't funny.

Clearly these two have no consciences - like a lot of Republicans they are sociopaths. Having no conscience means no empathy, no pity, no concern for others.

They have the ability to profoundly impact the lives of people here and all over the world and they don't care who they hurt or who suffers as a result of their actions.

The circumstances in this instance are amusing because of the hypocrisy but these are two very dangerous people.

Posted by: JS at June 29, 2008 04:33 PM

It's clearly a dare. They're betting that even a spectacle this absurd won't get the Democrats to just howl with laughter and roll in the aisles, which is the only reaction it should get. They know full well how brazen this looks; they just know the opposition doesn't have the guts to treat it with contempt.

Posted by: VanityVanityAllIsVanity at June 30, 2008 09:09 AM

Laugh if you like, but I think it's great that Senator Craig has taken a firm stance against destroying traditional marriage. Wait, not "firm", did I mean "wide"?

Posted by: Doctorb at July 1, 2008 03:43 PM