My Mom noticed I let the legalization of same-sex marriage in the US pass without comment. In my defense, I've let most things in the news pass without comment. It's a new thing I'm trying, called NotBlogging. It's like blogging...but it's not.
At any rate, same-sex marriage is finally legal in every state in the Union. I suppose I should be magnanimous, but nah. If gay people getting married makes you cry, I hope the tears burn. Get over yourself and your tiny little prejudices.
Semi-related: A bakery in Oregon was fine six figures for refusing to bake a cake for a gay couple. Discriminating against gays is illegal in Oregon, you see, and for some reason, this bakery thought it would be smart to make a political statement out of it.
And while my first instinct is "A six-figure fine for refusing to bake a cake? That's absurd," my more dominant instinct is "Suck it up, dummies." The problem with pressing the hot button is that sometimes you get burned.