Newsom Stars in Ad Against Gay Marriage
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, a leading proponent of gay marriage in California, has a starring role in a commercial for "Yes on 8" ...
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, a leading proponent of gay marriage in California, has a starring role in a commercial for "Yes on 8" -- a group trying to ban same-sex marriage in the California Constitution through a ballot measure. Here's the ad:
This ad may have as much of an impact on the 2010 governor's race as it does on the ballot measure campaign this year. Newsom is a likely candidate for governor. My first instinct is to say that the more conservatives try to vilify him, the stronger he will be in a Democratic primary. Then again, there's a chance that Democrats could get cold feet about Newsom if they doubt his electability.
By the way, if you want to see what the other side is saying in the gay marriage campaign, here's an ad from the opponents of Prop. 8.:
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