SOMETIMES, after a very long Supreme Court wait, with news coming of something very, very big, words aren’t enough to capture the gravitas of the moment. The importance of getting the story first to your media outlet to make sure they’ve got the story before anyone else requiring the maximum effort.
Running in a suit, a skirt, though never in heels.
When the story is so big, only Buzzfeed can capture the importance, which is always mixed with the proper dollop of hilarity at the absurdity of it all.
Just make sure you listen to the music while you watch the pictures, celebrating the 2013 Running of the Interns.
Not everyone was happy, however. Did you get a look at what the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops unloaded? Cardinal Timothy Dolan completely lost his composure over the Supreme Court striking down DOMA, as well as sending Prop 8 back to where it belongs.
“Today is a tragic day for marriage and our nation. The Supreme Court has dealt a profound injustice to the American people by striking down in part the federal Defense of Marriage Act. The Court got it wrong. The federal government ought to respect the truth that marriage is the union of one man and one woman, even where states fail to do so. The preservation of liberty and justice requires that all laws, federal and state, respect the truth, including the truth about marriage. It is also unfortunate that the Court did not take the opportunity to uphold California’s Proposition 8 but instead decided not to rule on the matter. The common good of all, especially our children, depends upon a society that strives to uphold the truth of marriage. Now is the time to redouble our efforts in witness to this truth. These decisions are part of a public debate of great consequence. The future of marriage and the well-being of our society hang in the balance. … .. [and on and on it went…]
Most weren’t listening, because we couldn’t hear the negativity of the religious holy men above the cheers of happiness and the feelings of emotion, tears and love being spread through the sheer joy of knowing the United States of America became a slightly more perfect union on Wednesday.