Wednesday, November 02, 2005 | “Boy Scouts Ban Episcopalians.” Can you imagine the uproar if that headline greeted Mr. and Mrs. America tomorrow morning? San Diegans would cut loose with a torrent of e-mail, faxes, phone calls and letters to their congressional representatives raising (shall we say it?) holy hell. The representatives in turn would rush to Capitol Hill to see who could shout loudest to demand the Scouts repudiate such nonsense or they’d lose government support.

Keith Taylor is a retired Navy officer. He can be reached at

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