No blaming Mormons this time. (who supposedly burned a lot of political capital being on the wrong side of history and all h/t Morgan H.)
Or African Americans who voted "yes" for Hope & Change and "no" for Adam & Steve.
No one would accuse Maine of being a particularly conservative, redneck, backwater state. And yet against the odds--and the overwhelming funding of gay marriage advocates--traditional marriage won the day.
Congratulations to everyone who manned phones, donated what they could, knocked doors and voted to defend marriage.
Given events of a year ago, today is a good day.
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