Tag Archives: Jonathan Capehart

MSNBC Recaps Maryland Marriage Battle

This week’s expected vote by the full Maryland House is going to be a squeaker. Today openly gay Washington Post reporter Jonathan Capehart appeared on MSNBC to talk about those waffling delegates.

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HomoQuotable – Jonathan Capehart

“I guess we’re supposed to presume that Palin supports the repeal of the ban on gay men and lesbians from serving openly in the military. And I suppose by extension we should presume that she is down with gay equality. But it’s easy to support something that has already happened and costs you little to speak out about — even ...

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Jonathan Capehart Rants About DADT

Openly gay Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart appeared on MSNBC’s Daily Rant segment tonight to rail against Sen. John McCain’s position on DADT.

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HomoQuotable – Jonathan Capehart

“Now, truth be told, with a stroke of a pen, Obama could end don’t ask don’t tell through a back-door maneuver such as a ‘stop loss’ order. Meaning all troops who come out or are revealed to be gay or lesbian would not be discharged. The rationale could be that because the nation is at war it needs every ready, ...

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HomoQuotable – Jonathan Capehart

“Let me point out that the Gill case was not the only relevant one decided by Tauro. He also ruled that DOMA was unconstitutional because it trumped states’ rights to set their own marriage laws. It was a satisfying outcome. But his decision has gay legal eagles and federal court tea leaf readers a bit mystified and concerned. ‘Perhaps more ...

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HomoQuotable – Jonathan Capehart

“If only that Rudy were in this presidential race. That Rudy was a leader. One who didn’t duck challenging issues but faced them head-on. One who didn’t tell people what they wanted to hear to get their votes but what they needed to hear to earn their votes. – Jonathan Capehart in the Washington Post, discussing Rudy Giuliani’s former reputation ...

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HomoQuotable – Jonathan Capehart

“To gays and lesbians, flubbing the choice-vs.-nature question is like botching the answer to “What’s one plus one?” Note to [New Mexico Governor] Richardson’s current and former gay staffers and supporters: Do an intervention — and get him an Ambien — before he implodes again.” – Visible Vote ’08 panelist and Washington Post reporter Jonathan Capehart, commenting on Richardson’s contention ...

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