Sunday, May 17, 2009

Gay Marriage, The Real Financial Crisis

From Dday at Hullabaloo here.

It's not bigotry or homophobia, but the cost to small businesses as a result of putting a new set of spouses on the health plan, says Michael Steele. That's why Republicans oppose gay marriage.

Let's set aside the multiple efforts during the Bush Administration to encourage marriage, which would place the exact same burden on those small businesses, only not with the ickiness of the ghey.

But if we really want to talk about the high cost of spousal benefits for businesses, um, Michael? I've got a way around it for you. Stay with me on this one.


I'll sign on if you do.

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