Chatter: Mark Simpson
By Noah Michelson
New ways of living and loving require new institutions. Or in the words
of the famously unmarried Galilee carpenter and fisher of men: put new
wine into new wineskins. And keep the flippin' Pharisees out of it. Or
else you'll end up with a tacky mess.
-- Writer Mark Simpson weighing in on the Miss California vs. Perez Hilton gay marriage brouhaha. In the end, Simpson comes away wishing we'd spend less time acting holier (and ultimately hollower) than thou and more time fighting for solid secular civil unions.