Ed Morrissey comments on a recent study that advocates the repeal of "Don't Ask Don't Tell":
DADT could be considered a necessary bridging step between the outright ban on gays in the military and full acceptance. Congress needs to ask whether the policy has outlived its usefulness and importantly whether this moment will serve best as a launching point for a more reasonable policy. The military has spent 15 years admitting, at least tacitly, that gays can serve their nation with honor and distinction.
The public has long since gotten over this. I note that in Ross' and Reihan's book, they refer to allowing gay people to serve their country openly as a "lifestyle liberal pet cause." Tell that to the many gay working class patriots who just want to serve their country with dignity and privacy.