Former RNC Chairman Ken Mehlman Finally Apologizes For Anti-Gay Moves Of Bush Campaign

At a personal level, I wish I had spoken out against the effort. As I’ve been involved in the fight for marriage equality, one of the things I’ve learned is how many people were harmed by the campaigns in which I was involved. I apologize to them and tell them I am sorry. While there have been recent victories, this could still be a long struggle in which there will be setbacks, and I’ll do my part to be helpful…

Most polls now show that a majority of Americans support gay marriage. What you see in Maryland and Washington, and states like New York earlier, is a reflection of politicians representing their constituents.

For the first time ever, Republican strategist Ken Mehlman admits remorse to for his involvement in George W. Bush’s 2004 campaign. After coming out in 2010, he has lobbied prominent Republicans on Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell and on gay marriage in New York, New Jersey, Maryland, and New Hampshire.