Queer Town: Are Gay Pundits Hurting the Gay Marriage Movement?
Patrick Range McDonald
Over the past few days, gay pundits such as blogger Michael Petrelis and Bay Area Reporter news editor Cynthia Laird have been hammering Courage Campaign's Rick Jacobs for refusing to publicly release polling data for a pro-gay marriage ballot measure, with popular blogger Andy Towle writing that such a look-see is not an 'unreasonable request.' The lingering controversy, though, seems just a tad bizarre, to put it mildly.
We can't believe we're going to defend the withholding of information to the media -- it goes against every single grain and instinct of this journalist's body -- but this is one case where it makes a lot of sense.
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