May 19th, 2004

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Scare quotes sighted

The Washington Times sure is subtle, eh?

Homosexuals 'marry' in Massachusetts

Hundreds of homosexual couples in Massachusetts yesterday received the nation's first state-sanctioned marriage licenses, amid joyous celebrations, weddings and music.

Yesterday's events were a culmination of a three-year battle to legalize same-sex "marriage" in the state led by plaintiffs Hillary and Julie Goodridge

[. . .]

Massachusetts, the Netherlands, Belgium and three Canadian provinces are the only places in the world where homosexuals can legally "marry."

Then at the end:

This story is "based" in "part" on wire service reports.

(OK, I made that part up.)