”The wording of Prop 8 is tricky. It’s like if someone asked you, ‘You don’t want dessert, right?’ But you do want dessert so you say, ‘Yes,’ which really means you don’t want dessert. And if you say, ‘No,’ which means you do want dessert — it sounds like you don’t. Either way, you don’t get what you want. See — confusing. Just like Prop. 8.”
Comedian and talk show host, Ellen Degeneres, trying her best to explain how and why the people of California should vote on Proposition 8. Degeneres, as you likely know, legally married actress Portia De Rossi this summer in California. (Ellen Degneres Show blog)
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