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Scouts Flirt with Dishonor and Destruction

JustMC Wrote: Feb 08, 2013 3:47 PM
BTW, as an aside, how have we gotten this far without any commentary on the swordfight metaphor in the opening sentence of the piece?

Boy Scouts learn to start fires by rubbing two sticks together. Now, the national Scout leadership is playing with fire. Scratch that; they’re playing with explosives.

Under consideration for a vote during a Feb. 4th to 6th board of directors meeting is a rules change that would overturn the Scouts’ ban on openly homosexual members and leaders.

A press release on Jan. 28 by Scouts spokesman Deron Smith said, “This would mean there would no longer be any national policy regarding sexual orientation, but that the chartered organizations that oversee and deliver Scouting would accept membership and select leaders consistent with...