What we are witnessing is a process of elite reformulation around the issue of gay marriage, the cultivation of a new, off-the-peg moral stance for a political and media class thrown by the demise of traditional morality in recent years. And the fact that the public is defiantly unmoved by this new morality, by gay marriage? That’s all the better, for it allows these suits in officialdom and the finance world to rebrand themselves as brave, too, fighting for a cause all on their own against the shoulder-shrugging of the dumb, probably prejudiced public.
Friday, February 8, 2013
I'm too busy for proper blogging, unfortunately, but here's an interesting observation from Brendan O'Neill in light of the UK Parliament's recent vote in favour of same sex marriage. Or what the vote's really about: