Kevin Drum finds this odd line
from the pastor to Nathan Hecht and Harriet Miers, a couple who've been dating on and off for decades:
"It's been great to watch — and a little puzzling sometimes," Key said. "Their relationship has been such a special one. Sometimes I think they wanted to protect how special it was by not getting married."
Perhaps they're part of the Marriage Boycott
, or pursuing one of the other Alternatives to Marriage
? Why is marriage something people need to be protected from now?