My gay clients have decided to celebrate the Supremes' creation of a right to genderless marriage by sharing with me how degraded and corrupt the Court is because it was only 5-4, and how awful and horrible people are who do not celebrate this new form of legal contract.
The very existence anywhere of people who refuse to agree with them is a gnawing wound. Intolerable for the Tolerant.
They win a battle they should never have won on constitutional grounds and in the magnanimous loving way, have to prove what sore winners they are.
If they had any idea...
Another theme of the day: trashing traditional Christian areas of the country, whence some of these folks hail and two paragraphs later bemoaning the crime and crazy homelessness of San Francisco.
Failure to realize that the high-trust long-functioning areas these folks fled do not have the crime and crazy of SF precisely because they are traditional Christians and SF has its insoluble crime and crazy problem precisely because it's not.
Oh, and speaking of sore winners.
In the gym locker room I walked into the middle of a loud public discussion between one of the very gay staff and a member. Member is at least my age but a very well-kept mesomorph of indeterminate sexual orientation.
Staff: Well, that's the good kind of Christianity.
Member: Is there such a thing as a good kind of Christianity?
Staff: I have some Christian friends who are really nice. Really Christian, you know.
Member: When people say to me, I have some friends who are Jewish, I answer, So do I, my mother and father.
Staff launches into discourse on distinction between Jews (who don't hold other people to their moral standards and are live and let live) and Israelis, apparently not so admirable.
At this point I leave.
I feel my usual response to the arrogance of the Ungrateful Jew, --of whom the archetypes are Alinsky-Zinn-Chomsky--who feels free to trash the religion of the country that has been most welcoming in history to his people and where they enjoy huge wealth and immunity, exercise galactically disproportionate political and cultural power....and still play the victim when they feel like it.
A lot of Jews are under the impressing that what they call "anti-Semitism" is some groundless demonic disease whose only root can be envy of their goodness. Might occur to some of them that they have a hand in provoking it? Case in point above.
Can you imagine a switch in convo, with Mr Gentile Christian asking rhetorically in this locker room, Is there a good kind of Judaism?