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Infectiously toe-tapping song sung by Johnny Cash’s daughter Roseanne, beautiful scenery from national parks and New York, New Orleans, San Francisco, a “Find Your Land of Dreams” message (take that, pre-buttaling Mitt Romney)….what’s not to like about this USA tourism video produced by a “public-private partnership between the travel industry and the U.S. government”?
Maybe the fact that gays canoodle and Muslims shop? Not in my America!
via The Daily What
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Bag’s Take-Away:If you read the lengthy NYT article on how Cuomo pushed through gay marriage, as much as conscience, it had to do with money. Maui magazine is strumming the same guitar. The wedding industry is huge, and the cover is less a celebration of a cultural shift than it is a sales ad for a city (“honeymoon central”) looking to tap the anticipated new “rainbow” market.
(photo: Maui Time)