I’m using the vile but unsurprising outcome of the last presidential election to motivate myself. Four more years of Shrubya, and the aftermath? No thanks. I’m 34. I’d prefer not to spend the rest of my productive adult life wondering whether America’s future is Germany’s past. The freshly resurrected Federal Marriage Amendment is an obscenity even if it’s never ratified, and the cascade of states banning both same-sex marriage and civil unions presents a clear and pungent danger. If you want to stick around and be a torpedo in this appalling culture war, go right ahead. Where will I go, you may ask? I haven’t started packing, but I’m thinking about.
|Publication status||Published - 1 Dec 2004|