Earlier today, the California Supreme Court struck down California’s ban on same-sex marriage, a ban that had existed since a voter referendum in 2000.

Why does this matter, especially for non-homosexuals who live in non-California? As San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom pointed out, “It’s a throwaway line, but I think it’s true: As California goes, so goes the nation.”

As California goes, so goes the nation.

IT’S TIME FOR A GAY MARRIAGE POP QUIZ!

QUESTION ONE:
Will gay marriage play a roll in the 2008 presidential elections, the same way it did in 2004?

QUESTION TWO:
How will the presidential candidates respond to the California Supreme Court’s decision?

BONUS QUESTION:
If the nation follows California, and the presidential candidates follow the nation, and the media follows the presidential candidates, and political bloggers follow the media, and California allows gay-marriage, and Elton John is gay-married, then which of the following statements are true:

a.) All political bloggers are actually Elton John.
b.) Dennis Kucinich’s wife is still way too hot for him.

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