Once upon a time in a land far away there was a village that lived in peace and harmony. This village had a magnificent spring of fresh, clear water, and water was the drink of choice. Because of the nature of water and its special characteristics, its use was given special privileges.
Then a stranger came to town selling something new; a powder when added to water creating a drink called lemonade. This became popular with a small group of people.
This group found lemonade was not allowed in many places where water was, sot hey came up with a solution to their problem: redefine water to include lemonade.
While not acceptable to the rest of the population, this group pressed for a vote in the next election.
Similarly, in Maine there is a referendum seeking to redefine traditional marriage. Please defend traditional marriage and vote no on Question 1.