Initially the blame for the passage of Prop 8 came to lie at the feet of blacks. Now comes new evidence that blacks did not vote more disproportionately for Prop 8 than any other ethnic group.
For all their grand rhetoric and mostly good deeds, no president was able to seal the deal on the trifecta of equality, plurality and socioeconomic ascendancy. Obama has.
On the heels of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announcing the nominees for their 81st shindig, there were the usual nontroversies over who was named and who was ignored.