Tuesday, August 24, 2004

Backlash for tolerance

Check out the results of today's Stuff poll! The question was "does the way Destiny Church is protesting against the Civil Union Bill make you uncomfortable?"; A hefty 75% of respondents agreed.

I'm quite aware of the limits of internet polls. They're self-selected and therefore unrepresentative. That said, it's a good result. My gut feeling on yesterday's hatefest is that it will have driven people to support civil unions, simply because the opposition is so damn ugly. All we need now is for Bill "abomination to all mankind" Gudgeon to open his mouth again, and things should be set.