HuffPost Radio: BOTH SIDES NOW: Gay Marriage, Black Voters and Roberts's Radicals-in-Robes
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Reagan and Erickson debate judicial matters after the DOMA and VRA decisions. But there's a larger subtext -- is Obama's center-left country and Roberts's hard-right Court moving toward a collision? Then, Obama tries to cool off the planet and the frenzy over Snowden.
Hoffa's still dead. The Heat are still NBA champs. But this past week saw major news made on issues of love, race, climate, immigration, abortion, asylum. For each, Ron Reagan (of MSNBC) and Erick Erickson (of FOX and RedState.com) are well paired.
*On Marriage Equality. How did same-sex marriage go from unthinkable to unstoppable in Bowers v. Hardwick in 1986 to Windsorin 2013?
On the DOMA and Prop 8 decisions, Ron observes that "all depends on Kennedy because the court is so polarized," lauding the overturning of federal discrimination against married same-sex partners but exhibiting disgust at Scalia's dissent mentioning bestiality. "What is it with these people and animals?"
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