NY Senator Diane Savino Wins Over Internet

She may be on gay marriage's losing side, but she's a viral video sensation
By M. Morris,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 3, 2009 2:34 PM CST

(Newser) – The New York state senate voted down gay marriage yesterday, but the debate created a big winner on the losing side: viral video darling Diane Savino, who's taking the blogosphere by storm. "Savino for President 2016!" Lindsay Robertson writes for Jezebel. In just over 7 minutes, the Staten Island Democrat reveals her expertise in politics, public speaking—though she acknowledges being nervous—pop culture, and relatable humor. "We have nothing to fear from love and commitment," she concludes. Watch it above.
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