Joy (cithra) wrote,
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From the Seattle PI:
- In Washington, D.C., Republican senators told a gathering of anti-gay marriage activists that a constitutional amendment banning the weddings is necessary. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist said the "wildfire" of same-sex marriages will spread throughout the country if Congress fails to take action.


"Wildfire" sounds like the will of the people to me. Or have they stopped even pretending to represent the electorate? An epidemic of synecdoche has taken the Republicans by storm, that this tiny group of tiny minds is read to be the norm.
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