Eyman Fails to Deliver
After hijacking an anti-gay-rights referendum from its evangelical backers, Tim Eyman ran it into the ground Tuesday.
Minutes before the filing deadline, the for-profit initiative promoter surprised many political experts by announcing in Olympia that he and other supporters failed -- by a wide margin -- to gather enough voter signatures to force a public vote on the state's new gay civil rights law.
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In other news: it looks like the "Ammendment to Ban Gay Marriage" is going down to defeat in the other Washington (DC). With all the work that is needing to get done, it amazes me that conservative leaders would take three weeks out of a tight legislative schedule to force a vote on this. What about Iraq? the economy? health care? the environment? global warming? Bunch of frigging idiot bigots. History will not look kindly upon them.