Espada’s Re-Defection: Not Good for Gay Marriage


Pedro Espada, who returned to Team Democrat today, has in the past been vocal about his support for David Paterson’s marriage-equality bill. Though Espada has said previously that he would use a leadership position to call a Senate vote on the issue, judging by all the photo ops he’s made with gay foe and fellow “Amigo” Ruben Diaz Sr. in the past week, LGBT advocates probably shouldn’t hold their breath.