Now, that the marriage amendment has passed, and the protests are proceeding like clockwork, we can move on to discuss other great priorities of government. For example, in Henderson County, voters approved most of the “nine confusing questions dealing with malt liquor and unfortified wine” that appeared on their ballots Tuesday. Four of four permissions for the liquor economy passed in Jackson County. Paraphrasing the article in the Smoky Mountain News, this will promote prosperity if enough planning is imposed. The article also notes voter turnout was “high.” Nearby Cherokee County nixed legalization in a referendum last month, but leadership is still squabbling with the governor about how much she should get if jobs are created by replacing computerized dealers with humans.