My own view is that’s not what decided the 2004 election. I’ve had debates with friends on it. I understand where people are coming from. … No [I don’t regret being part of the campaign]. What I regret is the fact that I had not come to terms with this part of my life and therefore, because I had not come to terms with it, I was not able to do what I was able to do in other areas and work for a more inclusive and broader party.
—Ken Mehlman, the former George W. Bush campaign manager and RNC chairman who just came out, and terrible human being who’s trying to make things right by trying to knock down Prop 8 [via]