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Tim Giago: Gay marriage debate killed Democrats

"Tom Daschle and John Kerry were herded on a fast train to defeat by one of the cleverest ploys ever created by any political party. It was the 'gay marriage' railroad to disaster.

Tacked on the election ballots of many of the states that eventually went 'red' was an initiative against gay marriage. The initiative turned into a tsunami that pushed aside everything in its path.

President George W. Bush had said earlier in the election that he favored a Constitutional Amendment against gay marriage knowing full well that he was only lending political lip service to an amendment that would never pass through Congress. But he got the message out and his name became synonymous with opposition to gay marriage."

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Tim Giago: Daschle and Kerry torpedoed by the issue of gay marriage (The Native American Times 4/18)

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