Day: September 7, 2012

Don't vote republican

Why I Think All Republicans are Idiots (but wish I didn’t)

A few weeks ago, The Wedding Date and I had our second argument.  It was more of a debate actually—there was no using of profanities or slamming of phones—but unlike our first argument/debate (which centered upon the ridiculousness of Beyonce’s 1.3 million dollar birthing suite) this one mattered. It was about gay marriage.  And Chick-fil-A.  I told TWD that if he supports gay marriage (which he claims he does), he should stop eating at Chick-fil-A.  He told me that I can’t consider myself a tolerant, open-minded individual if I go around telling other people what to do, that the owner’s of Chick-fil-A have a right to say whatever they want and finally—this was the real kicker— that his little five dollar sandwich wasn’t going to make a difference. I was mad.  But more than mad, I was disappointed.  Don’t you know how lobbying works?  I demanded.  And what about the civil rights movement?  Are you honestly going to sit here and tell me that boycotting doesn’t work? In the end, we agreed to disagree. But …