Clinton vs. Clinton

Ask and tell, as far as Hillary is concerned.

Hill vs. Bill. Or rather, Hill vs. Bill's bill. During the former Arkansas governor's reign as commander in chief, lots of things went down. (Gap stock and overseas beret sales, perhaps?) Among them, Hillary's hubby's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy, which at that time and context, seemed better than a gay-bash in every barrack. Leave well enough alone; live, let live, just do yer push-ups, get up at sun-up, but never, ever, tell anyone you have a crush on yer sergeant. Sir, yes sir.

These days, DADT. is about as combat-worthy as an armorless tank. And Hillary is calling it out, stealing Goldwater's golden line: “I think the question should be not whether you are straight, but whether you shoot straight.”

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