108 Strange Bedfellows
This may be the first time since Brown v. Board of Education there’s agreement between the state that gave us Newt and the state that gave us Mario.
You can understand the
The fundamentalist Confederates believe the deity opposes homosexuality.
The New Yorkers just don’t want to pay benefits.
It’s time for
Aunt Dotty the OBGYN raised parakeets, which she taught to swear in Yiddish. “Fegalah, Fegalah,” the bird would chirp.
Aunt Dotty was not a hypocrite. She didn’t like gays, and her birds weren’t going to, either.
Aunt Dotty never met a government program she didn’t like. Socialized medicine was her pet. She’d ride the bus from
She believed in live-and-let-live. Except not gays. But she didn’t hide that, and neither did the parakeets.
And she was probably typical of heterosexual New Yorkers in her belief.
Never did find out her reasons, but probably if someone had asked her, she’d have told them – and at top volume.
In this respect, Aunt Dotty was a Confederate Sergeant. She was right out there and up front about her beliefs, as were the
But now we know that
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