"Quite literally the opposition to gay marriage is dying. It is old people" And Republican strategist Mary Matalin also stated "people who live in the real world say the greatest threat to civil order is heterosexuals who do not get married and are making babies. That is more problematic for our culture than gays getting married." Gay marriage. How absurd this is an actual issue. In a few years no one will even notice it was as it affects no one.