Election 2012 Civil Unions Way Too Radical for This Year's Republican Party by Choire Sicha August 21, 2012 Haha, the GOP plank this year won’t even get down with civil unions, much less gay marriage, because it’s 1952. Must be a hard year to be a young Republican or even that old mythical “social liberal/fiscal conservative.”# facebook twitter google+ pinterest email Oh hi. I work here and enjoy cats and cat-related news. Read more by Choire Sicha on The Awl Primitive Tim, America's Next HeroWhat Time Is Spring Break, Four Loko?The 2015 Oscar-Nominated Live-Action Short Films, In OrderThe Silence of the BrandsAll the Exposed Men's Ankles in the February "GQ," in Order Oh I See Politics Republicans The Gays the content wars Promise Kept Announcements Meet the Awl Newsletter crop chef Eat the Mango (No, Not That One) listicles without commentary English Monarch Signatures, Ranked Tell Us More How to Sell Bottled Water to Thirsty Bros the actual internet What's Happening on Ghost Twitter? Culture (and TV) Daphne and Celeste, "You and I Alone" The Concessionist I Love My Parents Yet Also May I Murder Them?