Eric Holder, asked earlier this week in Maine about the marriage referendum, deflected the issue. When asked at today's hate crime shindig if he could clarify that, he said:
"I don't really know enough about the referendum over there to comment."
That a) untrue and b) cowardly. Meanwhile, let's check back in six months to see if this hate crimes bill has made any difference to anyone in the entire US. Remind me, won't you? I need to be kept honest as well.