On The Glenn Show, Glenn and Corey consider how gay marriage moved from an abstract rights issue to a mainstream political cause. Does equal protection under the law provide a constitutional basis for marriage equality? Do African-Americans and the LGBT community face analogous levels of discrimination? Is there any rational basis for banning gay marriage? Glenn argues that gay people have experienced prejudice, but nothing analogous to the history of slavery.
Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus also discuss Bob Menendez’s corruption indictment, the issue that could sink Trump’s campaign, the mystery of America’s open border, the state of Ukraine’s international support, and more.
Is it possible to implement a fairer version of affirmative action without jettisoning race from the process entirely? Glenn Loury, John McWhorter, and literary scholar Tyler Austin Harper debate the question.
What does Rep. Boebert’s groping, the end of the Senate dress code, Kristi Noem’s alleged affair, and VA state legislative candidate Susanna Gibson’s online sex side hustle have in common? Maybe nothing? Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis discuss on this week’s DMZ.