MSNBC's Keith Olbermann recently delivered a spectacular -- and visibly emotional -- broadside against California's (contested) Proposition 8, whose passage (among others') on Election Day came as a no-they-can't smear of hate on an unfurling banner of hope.
"I keep hearing this term 'redefining' marriage," Olbermann says. "If this country hadn't redefined marriage, black people still couldn't marry white people. Sixteen states had laws on the books which made that illegal ... in 1967. 1967. The parents of the president-elect of the United States couldn't have married in nearly one-third of the states of the country their son grew up to lead."
Here's a transcript.
Update: Gay couples in Connecticut marrying as we speak.