Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Well, Duh!

The Junior Jewfish was a bit perplexed this afternoon when mom started randomly jumping up and down, screaming and hollering in the middle of making her a sandwich.

"What are you so happy about?" she asked.

 I sat her down and told her "President Obama just said that a man should be able to marry a man, and a woman should be able to marry a woman if they love each other, just like everyone else"

 She gave me her most withering 5-year old look and said

 "Well, duh!"

Two simple words-but as far as I'm concerned they say it all:

 1. My kindergartener is smarter than 2 out of 3 North Carolinians

 2. Our hope for the future is not found in the pundits who are greeting the news of Obama's endorsement of marriage equality by calling it "groundbreaking" and "historic"-but in a generation of kids who will grow up knowing the only reasonable response to such an endorsement is...


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