Issue of the Day

People my age or a little younger may remember some years ago, when the issue of burning the American flag suddenly became the most important issue in the country.

People were so riled up about it that a constitutional amendment was proposed to make flag burning illegal.

I tell you, boys and girls, flag burning was the most important thing in the world — right up to the day everybody forgot about it.

And when was the last time you heard anything about flag burning?

Some years hence, the issue of gay marriage will be remembered the same way . . .

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