This article describes the gay marriage behind-the-scenes in Mayor Gavin Newsom's office and in City Hall.
The whole thing is wonderfully historic and kudos kudos kudos to Newsom.
Kendell said she was stunned by the magnitude of what Newsom unleashed.
"I feel the weight of history, in a way that I never felt before,'' she said. "It is remarkable and profound.''
As for Newsom, who came into office as a moderate, he credits George Bush for what happened.
"I was at the State of the Union,'' he said, "and I felt a real resolve on this issue.''