According to Michael Steele, gay marriage will be detrimental to small business owners (??).
While he wants everyone to know that the Republican Party is the New/Old party concnetrating on fiscal responsibility (read: cut government services), Steele forgets that owning an old, termite-infested, hurricane-battered house will cost dearly in repairs. For instance:
Cost of telling Republicans they have to retool their image to include everybody: $450,000 in speaking engagements.
Cost of flip-flopping from ambiguity about gay marriage ("not going to beat people upside the head about it") then objecting to additional spouses on health care rolls: 10 million votes of fiscally conservative, socially liberal youth because of confusion.
Cost of saying something that's silly: priceless - AND a "WTF" feature on Keith Olberman's "Countdown.