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Attorney General of Virginia Ken Cuccinelli speaking at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland.
So long, farewell, auf Wiedersehen, goodnight.
Virginia attorney general and failed candidate for governor Ken Cuccinelli is a petty, petty man.
Just hours before leaving office, former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (R) issued an opinion that appears intended to entrench his own anti-gay policy preferences while he could still speak as his state’s top legal officer. [...]

Cuccinelli’s non-binding opinion, which is dated January 10, 2014, concludes that “a Governor may not direct or require any agency of state government to allow same-sex couples to receive joint marital status for Virginia income tax returns.” Cuccinelli’s successor, Democrat Mark Herring, was sworn in January 11.

The non-binding part means this was nothing more than a last-day bit of wankery from a man still determined to have a career spouting off about the gays after that touchy business of losing the election.

Originally posted to Daily Kos on Mon Jan 13, 2014 at 04:30 PM PST.

Also republished by Virginia Kos.

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