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Is Despair an Option?

On the marriage issue: Is despair an option? I hash it out with Crunchy Con guru Rod Dreher in the Dallas Morning News. (Note: Yes, I know that Andrew has posted on this. I haven’t had time to read that yet). Bottom line: Whatever has changed, one thing hasn’t: more than 60 percent of Americans are opposed to gay marriage in the latest (March 12) CBS News poll. Does giving up really make sense? 

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