At that time, McCain said he would only consider changing the policy if the leaders of our USA military said it should be changed.
Fast forward to last week: On February 2, 2010, The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Of Staff, Admiral Mike Mullen, testified that "Don't Ask Don't Tell" should be eliminated and that Gay and Lesbians should be allowed to serve openly in our armed forces... And guess what? It would seem McCain doesn't really care what the leaders of our military say about it.
Check out this amazing dailykos video that shows McCain's homophobia-no-matter-what in action:
McCain is practicing the politics of hate, and it's shameful.
If you'd like to express your disappointment to Senator McCain directly, check out this nice e-mail setup over at HRC (the Human Rights Campaign) that lets you send a polite but firm e-mail to the Senator saying "I urge you to live up to your words -- and to the integrity of the office you hold -- and end "Don't Ask, Don't Tell."
Wanna tell President Obama to take action on ending "Don't Ask Don't Tell?" Go here, to the Servicemembers Legal Defense Network site, where you can sign a petition.
Okay, and if you really want to be surprised, check out this Fox News report where not only the Fox News Military Analyst Colonel David Hunt comes out in favor of ending Don't Ask Don't Tell, but even the male host of the program adds his two cents, saying
"Yeah, it's like a civil rights issue. I find it absolutely absurd."
Wow. I agree with two people on Fox News!
Check it out: