Ooh, following twitter — cloture vote commencing on DADT repeal! Following announcements — positive & negative (and in the case of McCain, utterly incoherent) — from the various senators prior to voting on closing debate…
Some choice tweets…
MCCain’s getting no love:
Dropped my jaw on this one. Snowe has a LONG history of playing coy with the liberal vote then yanking it out a la Lucy:
OK, all the Republicans we’ve been working on the last week went with it, amazing:
AND…. cloture passes!
UPDATE: JMG has a great line up of DADT Cloture Vote Reactions here. No word yet from the anti-gay hate groups, although I’m sure they’re not going to be happy.