Writing Boots’ Hong Kong correspondent, speechwriter Lorne Christensen, alerts us to this speech, given in support of a gay marriage law in Maine, last spring. He calls it “a humble and powerful speech from the heart,” and adds that its genuineness would appeal to people on either side of the gay marriage debate.
As far as I’m concerned, that’s the test all communication has to pass—does it affect (even subtly, even silently) the sworn enemies of the idea it espouses? Or does it only excite those who agreed in the first place?
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