The Daily Show on the same-sex marriage hearings

Jon Stewart had a lot of fun pointing out the absurdity of the hypotheticals that some justices raised as possible objections to allowing marriage to include same-sex couples. As Jon Stewart pointed out, these objections reeked of desperation since they could be easily countered. He seemed to think that this signified that June would bring in a verdict in favor of same-sex marriage. I hope he is right though I am not as hopeful that it will be a clear-cut one.

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  1. Hoosier X says

    I was expecting the guy with the bow tie to say “It’s Adam and EVE not Adam and STEVE” followed by a smug look.

    I should have said “followed by a more smug look.”

  2. Hoosier X says

    I should also add that I was expecting those exact words instead of the slight paraphrase that came out of his mouth … and the mouths of all the marriage equality skeptics.

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