Historian comments on Ireland’s Same-Sex Marriage Referendum

For years I have complained that social historians are all too rarely called upon to comment on current events. Well, I got called. Truth is they didn’t know I am a historian, so that might explain why, but I got my opportunity to offer my wise and thoughtful (!) reflections on the meaning of Ireland’s referendum. Here it is, spot the historical depth if you can!

The day before the referendum.

After the win was evident: