The reaction to Proposition 8 – which banned same-sex marriage in California – being overturned has been unfortunate, if predictable. My favorite argument has to be the “Founding Fathers would be shocked” line of defense. Rachel Slajda, of Talking Points Memo, counters:
Shocked, probably. But $10 says the Founding Fathers would also be shocked by women wearing pants, a black man becoming president and cable news.