Of Course They Do

Justice Department says 'don't ask, don't tell' ruling will harm troops:
The Justice Department asked a federal judge Thursday to set aside her decision stopping the "don't ask, don't tell" policy for gays and lesbians in the military until it can appeal the ruling, saying the decision would "irreparably harm our military and the national security of the United States."
A. No.

B. No.

C. No.

D. No.

E. No.

F. No.

G. No.

Nope. (But you know what does ""irreparably harm our military and the national security of the United States"...? This.)
Government lawyers told U.S. District Judge Virginia A. Phillips of Riverside that if she did not lift her order by Monday, they would ask the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to halt it. If the appeals court in San Francisco fails to act, the government probably will ask the Supreme Court to intervene to prevent an abrupt change to the military, which says it is not yet prepared to handle the transition.
"We haven't even written a huge check to Halliburton to build special gay housing yet!"
The confrontation comes at a politically awkward moment for President Obama. He opposes the "don't ask, don't tell" policy, but now — just weeks before the midterm election — risks alienating his liberal base by seeking to halt the judge's order.
Aww, it's always so sad when refusing to champion the basic rights and dignity of institutionally marginalized people, despite having made a campaign promise to do so, is "awkward" for the president. Sad face!

LOL. Nope.

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