Morning Fizz: In T Minus 3 Hours
Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring songs, videos, and 324 marriage licenses.
1. If ever there was a time when it became clear that Twitter and Facebook are the new media, it was last night. There was no other place where the thrill of the historic news was as palpable.
I'll just pass this one along from my own feed.
Josh Feit, 'member this? In t-minus 3 hours we will be! http://slog.thestranger.com/2006/08/married_couples_bewa
As of of this morning, King County had issued 324 marriage licenses to gay couples. The couples won't be able to say their vows until Sunday, though, because there is a three-day waiting period after a marriage license gets issued.
And another Twitter find, former Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna's wife, Marilyn, tweeted in favor of gay marriage.
"Both the government and the Republican Party need to get the hell out of people’s bedrooms and get a life!"
And then in a follow-up email to Seattle Times reporter Jim Brunner: "Both the government and the Republican Party need to get the hell out of people’s bedrooms and get a life!"
2. Head of Staadecker Real Estate—and 2013 mayoral candidate—Charlie Staadecker has a campaign song on his website.
"I Believe in Seattle." Listen here.
3. Not to be outdone by Staadecker (or Rob McKenna?), Tim Eyman has released a YouTube video to celebrate that the Secretary of State officially certified his measure requiring a two-thirds vote of the legislature to pass taxes, I-1185, yesterday.