Will the culture war ever end? We have now had three presidents in a row who promised to unite the country. They all failed because it's hard to compromise on values. But this doesn't mean it's impossible.
How can it possibly not be time that America acknowledges marriage for one and all? Otherwise, the people of this nation must exercise their right and responsibility to abolish this failed form and reinstitute it altogether.
Even if people are willing, as good citizens, to grant gays and lesbians "all the rights married people have," they can't stand the thought of seeing marriage, a "sacred" word, and concept, brutalized.