It’s OK now to proclaim “I’m gay” when you walk into the military recruitment office. If you’re intending to do that, let me know. I’d like to be there. Today, those offices are getting the word from the Pentagon that it’s OK to enlist openly gay people into the military, even though the Obama administration is appealing a federal judge’s ruling that bans the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy.
That’s one of the stories on today’s news conversation with The Current’s Mary Lucia.
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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