Numbers Game

A new “historic” poll shows that 51% of California residents approve of gay marriage. That’s the first time in nearly three decades that a majority of the state has given a green light to same-sex nups. Before you get too excited, however, remember that last week 54% of voters said they would vote for an amendment defining marriage as between a man and a woman. We’ve said if before and we’ll say it again: math is hard. [Mercury News]