On Other Blogs Today: Savage Thanks Obama for Presidential "It Gets Better" Vid. But Asks Pres to Get Better Himself on LGBT Issues

By Erica C. Barnett October 22, 2010

1) The Seattle Times reports on racially inflammatory comments by state supreme court justices Richard Sanders and Jim Johnson.

2) Laurie Jinkins, a Tacoma Democrat running for the open 27th District state House seat, may be ineligible to run for office because her employer receives federal funds, the News Tribune's Political Buzz blog reports.

3) The West Seattle Blog has video from last night's election forum, which featured candidates for 34th District state rep and Eighth District King County Council member.

4) On Slog, Stranger editor Dan Savage talks to CNN about President Obama's "It Gets Better" anti-bullying video (and takes the president on re: Don't Ask Don't Tell and DOMA.) Go, Dan!

5) The takes a first look at the Seattle Housing Authority's plans to redevelop its Yesler Terrace public housing project.

6) NPR covers President Obama's stop in Seattle, which focused on getting women to vote for Democrats.

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