Chatter: Judge Judy
By Noah Michelson
"I understand the
anger about poverty. I understand the anger about AIG. I understand the
problem about the banks. I understand the problem about Afghanistan and
the Taliban and everything else. But I don't understand the
preoccupation with gays being permitted to marry.
We've got a lot of
trouble in this country. We've got a lot of trouble in the world. Why
the state should be interested in proscribing the word marriage from
two people who love each other, who are responsible, tax-paying,
productive people, who have created a family ... why the state would
have an interest in proscribing that kind of conduct, I don't
-- Judge Judy (Sheindlin) speaking to Larry King and simultaneously giving us one more reason to adore her.