Chatter: Mark Simpson
April 30 2009 7:53 AM EST
February 05 2015 9:27 PM EST
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.