86-year-old lifelong Republican, World War II veteran and father of a gay son Philip Spooner's speech before Maine's Judiciary Committee. Yes, it's already a viral video hit. And yes, Spooner is speaking about a proposed law being debated 3,000 miles away. But if Val Stevens gets to give her two cents on gay marriage, we may as well offer Spooner the opportunity to rebut the idea that old and white automatically means bigoted.
Damn you, good sir, for making a grown man tear up before noon.