What if you went to a casino, sat down at a blackjack table, put up your chips and won 32 hands in row. You would naturally think that either a)the game is fixed in your favor or b)you are the luckiest person in the world. Either way, it is good to be you. So what would you say to the person who won 32 hands in a row cashes in his chips, hides the money in his mattress, and will never come within 10 miles of the casino convinced that he can never ever win?

You would think that such a person was negative beyond belief and a scaredycat. But what, instead of just chips and money, with every winning hand you protected real people, real souls, and real institutions and the only cost of losing was a little temporary unpopularity? Wouldn’t you put your chips for that 33rd hand?

In 32 states the issue of gay marriage has come before the electorate and 32 times that electorate chose to protect marriage and define it as the union of one man and one woman. So it peeves me to no end when I read …

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