Cindy McCain Says John McCain is Wrong on DADT

John McCain's dead set on keeping Don't Ask Don't Tell intact, already attempting to thwart a repeal in the lame duck session following his September filibuster. But Cindy McCain? She's not having that.

In a new, No H8 Campaign-sponsored PSA about bullying and suicides of LGBT youth, Cindy McCain specifically attacks the government's stance on serving in the military, and accuses the policy of treating them “like second-class citizens.” Her transcript:

CINDY MCCAIN: Our political and religious leaders tell LGBT youth that they have no future. They can't serve our country openly.

VARIETY OF SPEAKERS: What's worse, these laws that legislate discrimination teach bullies that what they're doing is acceptable.

CINDY MCCAIN: Our government treats the LGBT community like second class citizens, why shouldn't they?

Not a long monologue, but incredibly succinct: Cindy McCain thinks John McCain is wrong on DADT. So does most of the country, our President and our Defense Secretary––but as far as her husband goes, she's probably DADT opponents' strongest ally. Have a nice day, McCains! Watch the video:




AlterNet / By Julianne Escobedo Shepherd

Posted at November 12, 2010, 2:26am

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