That is from the San Francisco Chronicle editorial. And as Andrew Heining (Christian Science Monitor) notes, "California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Attorney General Jerry Brown issued separate statements this week calling for Walker's ruling to be put into effect immediately."
If you don't know, Arnold is a Republican. If you don't know, Jerry Brown is a Democrat. How can two people on opposite ends of the spectrum agree?
Le's give credit to Ted Olson and David Boise. They are the lawyers that fought back against Prop. 8. I rooted for David before, during the recounts. I booed and hissed Ted.
I thought he was useless and that he belonged in prison.
Obviously, he's not useless. So since I've never praised Ted before, let me note it now: Ted, you did good.
I don't know why you did good, I don't know why this case spoke to you.
But you did good. You've made my life a little bit easier. A whole lot easier in fact. And I thank you for that.
You're obviously a far better person than I ever realized or gave you credit for. I was clearly wrong about you and for that I apologize.
If we can reach across the aisles to work on an issue this big, imagine what we could accomplish as a country on other issues and problems facing us.
Here's C.I.'s "Iraq snapshot:"