John Cole unpacks the real message from the Human Rights Campaign. Yes, I know. But I am so tired of the pro-gay forces pulling this stuff. As I have said, if and when the Democratic Congress and president Obama actually do something to advance equality - not pity-us hate crime laws, but equality - I will be the first to stand up and applaud. I really want to. So give me something to applaud apart from another speech.

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