Published with permission from Nicholas Benton, owner/editor of the Falls Church News Press.
Sanford, Ensign & 'Defense of Marriage'
by Nicholas Benton
The utter hypocrisy of right-wing Republicans who've done everything in their power to disenfranchise and deny marital and other rights to lesbians and gays jumped out of the headlines again yesterday when South Carolina's Republican Gov. Mark Sanford was caught having an extra-marital affair, and was forced to confess.
Sanford's revelations followed by exactly a week a near-identical confession from another right wing Republican, U.S. Sen. John Ensign of Nevada