Monday, January 25, 2021

Box Turtle John

For the record, it’s true that Cornyn dropped the “box turtle” reference from a 2004 speech to the Heritage Foundation. But the reference appeared in an advance copy of the speech that was given to The Washington Post, and the newspaper ran it. Here’s the quote:
“It does not affect your daily life very much if your neighbor marries a box turtle. But that does not mean it is right … [N]ow you must raise your children up in a world where that union of man and box turtle is on the same legal footing as man and wife.”
That speech was written by Ben Domenech, now Mr. Meghan McCain, though that bit was "borrowed," perhaps with permission, from a blog commenter at Red State.

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