Hypocrisy, Gay Rights, and the Political Sideshow

After an unexpected hiatus, the Fog of Policy is back with a look at political hypocrisy. On the same week that one CEO was fired for his political contributions, another is under fire for his contradictory stance, and a family-values Congressman is caught in an extra-marital affair, we ask: when should we care? And when is it all just a distraction? Continue reading

SPOTLIGHT: Why Marriage is Not Enough

It doesn’t take an advanced degree in social science to see that public opinion on gay marriage has changed quickly. But the celebratory tone surrounding strides towards equal marriage rights, as well as repealing “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” in the military, has served to obscure some troubling facts. It’s time for a reality check. Continue reading