The First Genuinely Charming Public Marriage Proposal

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May 26 2012 7:10 AM

The First Genuinely Charming Public Marriage Proposal

Already this year we've had the live tweeting marriage proposal and several jumbo-tron varieties, TV proposals and a botched food court serenade. Always they seem pretty coercive. Like, the dude is so insecure that he makes saying “no” an act of great public humiliation.

So I was delighted to see the very first truly charming public proposal. I would marry Isaac, if only because he has so many great friends. With his home-spun, down the driveway, Glee routine he seems less after glory than a beautiful sense of community. 

Hanna Rosin is the founder of DoubleX and a writer for the Atlantic. She is also the author of The End of Men. Follow her on Twitter.

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