Read time: 1 minute

Return Of The Ring

This is the best video ever. After seeing Harry Reid accept Dan Choi's West Point ring at Netroots Nation last summer, it is just poignant to see it returned. I got up at 6 am yesterday to watch the signing ceremony for the repeal of Don't Ask,

[oldembed src="https://www.youtube.com/v/cGxhphlJN-I?fs=1" width="400" height="243" resize="1" fid="21"]

This is the best video ever. After seeing Harry Reid accept Dan Choi's West Point ring at Netroots Nation last summer, it is just poignant to see it returned. I got up at 6 am yesterday to watch the signing ceremony for the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell, and it was sweet. I especially appreciated this declaration from the president:

"For we are not a nation that says, 'don't ask, don’t tell.' We are a nation that says, 'Out of many, we are one.'"

It's not over. There is much more to do, especially with Proposition 8 moving through the courts and DOMA still on the books. But it is a step forward -- an important one, and one to celebrate.

Lt. Dan Choi's most recent tweet is one I'm keeping to remind of what is yet left to do:

The next time I get a ring from a man, I expect it to be for full, equal, American marriage.

You betcha, Lt. Choi.

Can you help us out?

For 16 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit. We work 7 days a week, 16 hours a day for our labor of love, but with rising hosting and associated costs, we need your help! Could you donate $21 for 2021? Please consider a one-time or recurring donation of whatever amount you can spare, or consider subscribing for an ad-free experience. It will be greatly appreciated and help us continue our mission of exposing the real FAKE NEWS!

More C&L Coverage

Discussion

New Commenting System

Our comments are now powered by Insticator. In order to comment you will need to create an Insticator account. The process is quick and simple. Please note that the ability to comment with a C&L site account is no longer available.

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.

Please Do Not Use the Login Link at the Top of the Site.

In order to comment you must use an Insticator account. To register an account, enter your comment and click the post button. A dialog will then appear allowing you create your account.

We will be retiring our Crooks and Liars user account system in January, 2021.

Thank you.
C&L Team