“I didlike their music. But I wouldn’t buy one of their CDs. I wouldn’t support a band that is bashing our president and troops.”
Meanwhile, Eisenhammer and his colleagues have their hands full registering voters — they’ve also registered Democrats; “Democracy works better when everyone votes,” he says — and doing all they can to see that Bush gets re-elected.
“We voted for Bush’s father. We’re the state Reagan came from. We voted for Proposition 22, the law that kept marriage between a man and a woman. I think there’s a dynamic where we could go back to being Republican. I think we have a lot of Republicans who just don’t know it.”
So you’re an optimist.
“Yeah. We really believe if people just knew what our party stood for, and didn’t have this kinda inherent bias against us, they would realize that they are Republicans.”